'The Pianist,' a Holocaust Film from Survivor Polanski The Pianist is a holocaust film from a holocaust survivor: director Roman Polanski. But while Polanski shares a special connection with the lead character -- an artist who endures many horrors -- the story is not Polanski's. NPR's Bob Mondello offers a review.
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'The Pianist,' a Holocaust Film from Survivor Polanski

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'The Pianist,' a Holocaust Film from Survivor Polanski

'The Pianist,' a Holocaust Film from Survivor Polanski

'The Pianist,' a Holocaust Film from Survivor Polanski

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The Pianist is a holocaust film from a holocaust survivor: director Roman Polanski. But while Polanski shares a special connection with the lead character — an artist who endures many horrors — the story is not Polanski's. NPR's Bob Mondello offers a review.