Top 4 The Pianist Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Pianist facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Pianist film message.

When Szpilman meets the German officer, he knew that that Hosenfeld may not be hostile to him, because Hosenfeld addressed him using formal "Sie", not informal "Du", which was the usual way Germans were addressing Poles and Jews during the occupation

The Pianist Trivia

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  1. Adrien Brody lost 30 pounds to play Szpilman, eating just two boiled eggs for breakfast, a little chicken for lunch, and a small amount of fish or chicken with steamed vegetables for dinner over a six-week period. At his lightest he weighted just 130 pounds

  2. The piano sound heard at the beginning of the movie The Pianist, 2002 by Roman Polanski was actual recording of W?adys?aw Szpilman playing Chopin Nocturne No.20 in C sharp-minor.

The Pianist Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The scene after the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising is a recreation of the famous image of SS Soldiers watching a house burn down.
    The scene after the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising is a recreation of the famous image of SS Soldiers watching a house burn down.
The Pianist poster
The Pianist poster

The Pianist Plot

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Pianist. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Biography, Drama, Music, War
Director Roman Polanski
Stars Adrien Brody, Emilia Fox, Michal Zebrowski, Ed Stoppard
IMDB score 8.5