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Monday, March 14, 2011

the pianist

the pianist is about a polish jew who lives through the nazi occupation in warsaw. before the war started he was known as a very gifted pianist. but once the nazis start to invade poland, he and his family are selected to be put in a concentration camp. he escapes and goes into hiding, but his family is not as fortunate. for five years he manages to stay alive and unharmed from the nazis. he gets help from a number of people, some old friends, but eventually they have to leave poland for their own safety and he is left to fend for himself. i won't give away the ending, but i encourage everyone to watch it. directed by roman polanski, starring adrien brody...beautiful music, fabulous cinematography, incredible story. go watch it. it will bring you to tears.