Release Info - The Pianist (2002)
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The Pianist (2002)

Genres: Biography, Drama, War

Taglines: Music was his passion. Survival was his masterpiece.

Director: Roman Polanski

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Wladyslaw Szpilman

Stars: Adrien Brody, Emilia Fox, Michal Zebrowski, Ed Stoppard, ...

In this adaptation of the autobiography "The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945," Wladyslaw Szpilman, 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.

Release Dates:

France 24 May 2002 (Cannes Film Festival) (premiere)
Russia 24 Jun 2002 (Moscow Film Festival)
Poland 06 Sep 2002 (premiere)
Belgium 25 Sep 2002
France 25 Sep 2002
Spain 26 Sep 2002 (San Sebastián Film Festival)
Israel 03 Oct 2002
Brazil 08 Oct 2002 (Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival)
Switzerland 10 Oct 2002 (German speaking region)
Greece 19 Oct 2002
Germany 24 Oct 2002
Austria 25 Oct 2002
Italy 25 Oct 2002
Japan 01 Nov 2002 (Tokyo International Film Festival)
Spain 15 Nov 2002 (limited)
Netherlands 28 Nov 2002
USA 04 Dec 2002 (Los Angeles, California) (premiere)
Spain 13 Dec 2002
Portugal 13 Dec 2002
USA 25 Dec 2002 (limited)
South Korea 03 Jan 2003
USA 12 Jan 2003 (Palm Springs International Film Festival)
Canada 24 Jan 2003
UK 24 Jan 2003
Ireland 24 Jan 2003
Czech Republic 31 Jan 2003 (Febio Film Festival)
Czech Republic 06 Feb 2003
Japan 15 Feb 2003
Turkey 28 Feb 2003
Serbia 02 Mar 2003 (Belgrade Film Festival)
Argentina 06 Mar 2003
Australia 06 Mar 2003
Brazil 07 Mar 2003
Slovenia 13 Mar 2003
Iceland 14 Mar 2003
Hong Kong 20 Mar 2003
Hungary 20 Mar 2003
Mexico 21 Mar 2003
Chile 27 Mar 2003
USA 28 Mar 2003
Bermuda (Bermuda International Film Festival)
Finland 11 Apr 2003
Russia 01 May 2003
Peru 08 May 2003
Kazakhstan 30 May 2003
Slovakia 19 Jun 2003
Slovakia 20 Jun 2003 (Art Film Festival)
Denmark 04 Jul 2003
Lithuania 11 Jul 2003
Estonia 01 Aug 2003
Sweden 15 Aug 2003
Norway 22 Aug 2003
Italy 23 Nov 2008 (Turin Film Festival)
Poland 23 Jul 2016 (New Horizons Film Festival)

Also Known As:

(original title) The Pianist
Argentina El pianista
Austria Der Pianist
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Пианистът
Brazil O Pianista
Canada (French title) Le pianiste
Czech Republic Pianista
Germany Der Pianist
Denmark Pianisten
Spain El pianista
Spain (Catalan title) El pianista
Finland (Swedish title) Pianisten
Finland Pianisti
France Le pianiste
Georgia Pianisti
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) O pianistas
Greece Ο Πιανίστας
Croatia Pijanist
Hungary A zongorista
Italy Il pianista
Japan Senjô no pianisuto
Lithuania Pianistas
Mexico El pianista
Norway Pianisten
Peru El pianista
Poland Pianista
Portugal O Pianista
Romania Pianistul
Serbia Pijanista
Russia Пианист
Sweden The Pianist
Slovakia Pianista
Turkey (Turkish title) Piyanist
Azerbaijan Pianoçu
Slovenia Pianist
USA (English title) The Pianist
Ukraine Пiанiст