R | | Biography, Drama, Music
The majority of the piano music was written by Frederic Chopin, who was born in Poland in 1810. Even though an orchestra was playing an accompaniment, the final piece (played during the credits) was written for solo piano.
Wladyslaw Szpilman: Hello.
Dorota: Oh, I came specially to meet you. I love your playing.
Wladyslaw Szpilman: Who are you?
Dorota: My name is Dorota. I, I'm Jurek's sister... You're bleeding.
The tin of gherkins Szpilman finds in the destroyed house changes size between shots.
Aside from the Universal and Focus Features credits, there are no opening credits. All credits, including the title, appear at the end of the film.
English, German, Russian
$105,284 (Belgium) (27 September 2002)
$32,572,577 (USA) (8 June 2003)
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