The Real Wladyslaw Szpilman Plays Chopin
Watch and listen to Szpilman play this
beautiful rendition of Nocturne C sharp
minor by F. Chopin. Szpilman played this
piece during the last live broadcast for
Polish Radio on September 23, 1939, just
hours before German bombs started to fall,
destroying the Warsaw Radio power supply.
The broadcast would remain shut down for
six long years.
The Pianist Trailer
Watch the The Pianist movie trailer for
the film starring Adrien Brody as
Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish pianist who
survived the German occupation with the
help of a compassionate German officer
named Wilm Hosenfeld (Thomas Kretschmann).
Directed by Roman Polanski.