R | | Biography, Drama, War
In order to connect with the feeling of loss required to play the role, Adrien Brody got rid of his apartment, sold his car, and didn't watch television.
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.
When the German officer slaps Szpilman's father, the officer is wearing gloves which would not have made a sharp sound.
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
$1,949,422 (France) (27 September 2002)
$32,519,322 (USA) (30 May 2003)
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