Film Analysis Of The Pianist

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The Pianist
The Pianist is a 2002 film directed by Roman Polanski and features actors, both American and German such as Adrien Brodie and Thomas Kretschmann. The film tells an account of the life of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish-Jewish pianist living in Warsaw at the start of World War II. While he and is family are about to be deported from the Warsaw ghetto to the Treblinka extermination camp, he is drafted as a slave laborer in Warsaw ghetto police, where he participates in the failed Warsaw ghetto uprising. The film 's characters can be divided into categories of "oppressors" and "oppressed". The film 's cinematography reflects this, especially in the scene where the ghetto 's residents are rounded up and when the ghetto is being destroyed after the failed uprising. It is in the scene where Wladyslaw is hiding in the apartment and he is found by Captain Wilm Hosenfeld where the angle changes to portray them as equals creating and listening to music. This humanizes the Nazi captain and suggests that even though he is in "oppressor" and taking part in some heinous things, that he is not necessarily a naturally bad or evil person who can 't feel for another human being. The film references the life of the real Wladyslaw Szpilman and the historical events of the holocaust leading up to the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto and uprising, and attempts to create a story about the human spirit in calamitous times.
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