INT. WARSAW (ARCHIVE) - DAY
man rattles by.
window in the booth shatters.
shakes his head, determined to play on.
Very near, a loud, terrifying explosion. The reverberations
with glass. He stops, frozen.
carrying files, boxes, papers, shouting, calling. Some of
Szpilman fights his way down the stairs. He has a small
DOROTA, tugs at his sleeve:
eyes light up.
I came specially to meet you today.
I love your playing, but what a
day to choose.
Who are you?
My name's Dorota, I'm Jurek's
sister. oh! You're bleeding.
C'mon, Dorota, you can write him a
fan letter later, this isn't the
best time, c'mon.
Jurek, why have you been hiding
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.