Toronto, Ont. : TVA Films, 2003
2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
078327856X a, Language:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
Special features: "A story of survival" featurette which includes insight into the making of the film, Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII ; Director's note by Roman Polanski ; Q&A with Roman Polanski ; The Warsaw Ghetto: Historical background ; Wladyslaw Szpilman biography ; production notes ; Sample tracks from the Sony Classical CD soundtrack ; Filmographies
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer
Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound (English, French) or DTS 5.1 surround (English)
English or French soundtracks, with optional French subtitles
Disc 1: Feature film -- disc 2: Special features
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