Dir. Roman Polanski (2002).
Polanskis world is predicated on violent absurdity and, closely adapted from Wladyslaw Szpilmans Holocaust memoirs, his Cannes prizewinner exhibits an admirable economy and maintains tremendous momentumat least for its first half. Still, no filmmaker is more entitled to this material.
Wed., Sept. 7, 7 p.m., 2011
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