The Pianist script
The Pianist (2002)
Synopsis: The Pianist is a 2002 historical drama film co-produced and directed by Roman Polanski, scripted by Ronald Harwood, and starring Adrien Brody. It is based on the autobiographical book The Pianist, a World War II memoir by the Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman. The film was a co-production between France, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Poland.


Mama, Wladek's home.

Mother dashes out of the kitchen.


Thank God - Wladek! You're wounded.


It's a little cut, nothing.


I've been worried sick.


I told her not to worry. You had

your papers on you. If you'd been

hit by a bomb, they'd have known

where to take you.

The girls suppress smiles.


Henryk, don't say things like that,

God forbid, God forbid.


(calling through a


Papa, Wladek's home.

Father appears in the doorway, beaming, clutching a violin



What did I tell you?


(looking around the

room, bemused)

What are you doing?


What's it look like we're doing?

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Ronald Harwood

Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE, FRSL (born Ronald Horwitz; 9 November 1934) is an author, playwright and screenwriter. He is most noted for his plays for the British stage as well as the screenplays for The Dresser (for which he was nominated for an Oscar) and The Pianist, for which he won the 2003 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He was nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007). more…

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