Roman Polanski's The Pianist

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Roman Polanski's The Pianist

Post by Davey Boy » 27 May 2002 10:26

The film just won the Golden Palm at Cannes. It tells the story of the holocaust through the eyes of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish pianist. Anyone here seen? Is it any better than the Hollywood stuff?

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Post by Ogorek » 27 May 2002 22:51

This is good news. I had had very high hopes that Polanski's treatment would match the excellence of the book. Apparently somebody thought so, (even if it was in Cannes) and now I really can't wait for its release.

On another note, Sidney Lumet apparently completed filming Andrej Szczypoirski's haunting novel, "THE BEAUTIFUL MRS. SEIDENMANN" in Germany. This is another excellent piece of literature that shows deeds and actions by disparate people, even in horrible situations, in shades of gray, and not just black and white. Unfortunately, I have heard nothing about a release.

Lumet is also apparently working on the filming the third novel in James Jones' trilogy, the powerful and bottom line "WHISTLE," but have heard nothing about it going into production.

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Post by Starinov » 28 May 2002 01:09

I have to see "the Pianist".

By the way, do you know who made the movie with John Malkovich that was filmed in Malbork in 1995 and what was its title? Thanks

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Post by Ogorek » 28 May 2002 16:43

Was this "THE OGRE" ???

I found this on : http://us.imdb.com

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Post by Starinov » 29 May 2002 15:15

Yeah a polish thread

Benoit: where in Montreal do you live?

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Post by Benoit Douville » 29 May 2002 23:16

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Post by Starinov » 30 May 2002 14:17

Well, I am Polish. (You can guess that from the avatar)
I think it is Mississauga that has the most Poles but since it have been merged with Toronto.....

I live on the south shore. Brossard to be exact.....

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Post by Starinov » 04 Jun 2002 15:11

Benoit Douville wrote:Starinov,

I live near you. Did you receive my private message? Contact me if you want by private message.

Regards


No I did not receive it yet......

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