34: The Pianist

Roman Polanski directed his first film in 1955, a short film named Rower. Since then, he’s gone on to write, direct and even act in a number of movies that you’ve certainly seen, or at least heard of.

During his childhood, Roman survived the Holocaust by hiding in a Polish farmer’s barn for the duration of the war. As with anyone who lived through such horrific events, his life would never be the same.

So with Roman’s past that has connections to the story in The Pianist, how accurate was the film? Listen to the episode above to find out!

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