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Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Roman Polanski directs this award-winning testament to the power of the human spirit, based on the true-life story of a celebrated Polish musician during World War II. This powerful, ultimately triumphant film follows Szpilman's heroic and inspirational journey of survival with the unlikely help from a sympathetic German officer. A truly unforgettable epic, testifying to both the power of hope and the resiliency of the human spirit. Starring Adrien Brody and Thomas Kretschmann.

Year: 2002
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, True Stories, Cannes - Palme d'Or, BAFTA - Best Film, Theo's Favourites
Country: France
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman
Duration: 142 Minutes
Rating: R15 - Violence & content that may disturb
8.5/10
Location in store: Alice's 300 Greatest Films

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