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Venus in Fur

This is the year’s most thrilling surprise. At 80(upon the film’s release), my thinking was that Roman Polanski may have shot his final bolt. Hit-or-miss for a number of years, following 2002’s Oscar-soaked, “The Pianist”, it was starting to seem that Polanski would never touch the edge of greatness again. 546 more words


The Pianist (2002): Perang yang Mengubah Segalanya

Jari-jari kering berselimut debu itu bergetar. Bergerak di atas angin menirukan sebuah gerakan memainkan tuts piano. Sang pemilik jari itu, Wladyslaw Szpilman, tengah membayangkan sebuah komposisi Ballade in G Minor karya Chopin. 794 more words


Week 32: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

In the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Natural History Museum for those of us who don’t speak parseltongue), behind no less than 13 locked doors, lies the most beautiful diamond in the world, known as the Sea of Flames. 752 more words


Recenzie: "The pianist" ('Pianistul') de Wladyslaw Szpilman


The last live broadcast on Polish Radio, on September 23, 1939, was Chopin’s Nocturne in C# Minor, played by a young pianist named Wladyslaw Szpilman, until his playing was interrupted by German shelling. 1,782 more words


Flash Reviews: Non-Fiction (22nd September 2014)

The Pianist by Wladyslaw Szpilman ****
1. The book is far more harrowing than the film.  Some of the scenes which Szpilman relates are grotesque, and really bring to life the horrors which surrounded him on a daily basis. 388 more words

The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw 1939-194

“Until The Pianist, I have never read a piece so moving that I had to bring it to the screen,” declared the award-winning movie director… 963 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Baby You Can Drive My Nysa

This morning we are in the hands of Adventure Warsaw to experience their “Off the Beaten Path” tour.  An our incredible journey starts in an original Polish van, the Nysa 522, symbol of Polish communist times. 1,036 more words