Named probably the most Easiest Books of 1999 by way of the Los Angeles Times, The Pianist is now an incredible movement image directed by way of Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody (Son of Sam). The Pianist gained the Cannes Movie Competition’s so much prestigious prize―the Palme d’Or.

On September 23, 1939, Wladyslaw Szpilman performed Chopin’s Nocturne in C-sharp minor survive the radio as shells exploded outdoor―so loudly that he could not pay attention his piano. It used to be the closing are living song broadcast from Warsaw: That day, a German bomb hit the station, and Polish Radio went off the air.

Though he misplaced his complete circle of relatives, Szpilman survived in hiding. After all, his existence used to be stored by way of a German officer who heard him play the similar Chopin Nocturne on a piano discovered a few of the rubble. Written straight away after the struggle and suppressed for many years, The Pianist is a surprising testomony to human staying power and the redemptive energy of fellow feeling.