The Pianist: 20th anniversary screening

The Pianist: 20th anniversary screening

Activity information

Activity type: Public activity

Organisation name: Strand Arts Centre


Strand Arts Centre
156 Holywood Road
United Kingdom

In this adaptation of the autobiography “The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945,” Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody), a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as World War II begins. Szpilman is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, but is later separated from his family during Operation Reinhard. From this time until the concentration camp prisoners are released, Szpilman hides in various locations among the ruins of Warsaw.

Directed by Roman Polanski, The Pianist won three Academy Awards including Best Actor for Adrien Brody.

Organiser Name

Johanna Leech

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