Today roman polanski, director of award-winning films such as the pianist and chinatown, goes to zurich to finally collect his lifetime achievement award, two years after it would it be right to suddenly stop praising the works of these people just because they had committed crimes or had hateful views. Biography roman polanski in the pianist (2002) wladyslaw szpilman in the pianist (2002) adrien brody in the pianist (2002) gene gutowski at an event for the pianist (2002) the pianist (2002) darren aronofsky at an adrien brody won the best actor oscar for this film from his only academy award nomination.
A feature film directed by roman polański (2002), starring adrien brody based on the memoirs of władysław szpilman. Thomas kretschmann was born in east germany in 1962 in the pianist, he perfectly portrays the role of wilm hosenfeld, the german officer that helps save szpilman at the end of the war kretschmann himself had to flee east germany aged only 19 so it only comes naturally he handles difficult roles well he crossed four.
Roman polanski's film the pianist, based on szpilman's memoir, is engrossing and harrowing polanski, returning to his native country for the first time since his most brilliant and admired film, knife in the water, in 1962, was the man for the job, goodness knows (polanski's family had returned to kraków.
The sex scandal that still follows roman polanski about – he fled the us in 1977 after being convicted of the statutory rape of a minor — makes any analysis of his career fraught with peril praise any of his films and you open yourself up to accusations of allowing the art to excuse the man we are certainly.