The Pianist
Top Ten List: #10 of 2002 (U.S. releases)
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Director: Roman Polanski. Cast: Adrien Brody, Emilia Fox, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Ed Stoppard, Jessica Kate Meyer, Julia Rayner, Michal Zebrowski, Roy Smiles, Cezary Kosinski, Daniel Caltagirone, Andrzej Blumenfeld, Paul Bradley, Ruth Platt, Ronan Vibert, Krzysztof Pieczynski, Valentine Pelka. Screenplay: Ron Harwood (based on the book by Wladyslaw Szpilman).

Not yet reviewed in full. A–


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Roman Polanski
Best Actor: Adrien Brody
Best Adapted Screenplay: Ronald Harwood
Best Cinematography: Pawel Edelman
Best Costume Design: Anna B. Sheppard
Best Film Editing: Hervé de Luze

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Actor (Drama): Adrien Brody

Other Awards:
Cannes Film Festival: Palme d'Or (Best Picture)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Brody); Best Screenplay
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Brody)
European Film Awards: Best Cinematography
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Picture; Best Director
César Awards (French Oscars): Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Brody); Best Cinematography; Best Production Design (Allan Starski); Best Sound; Best Original Score (Wojciech Kilar)

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