what? you may want to explain instead of just slamming. how the f.. is this movie insulting???
This story is said to happen in occupied Poland, yes? "The Pianists" himself is a Polish citizen, I am right?
So take a closer look on polish characters on the background, shall we?
There is a polish women on the staircase shouting "Jew! Jew!". There is a man, who supposed to take care about our Hero but failed it. Almost every polish character on this movie is theft, collaborator, traitor and of course anti-semite.
Just to remind you. This story is about Polish citizen saved from certain death by other polish guys. So why the heck the only decent person in the movie is an German officer!?
There is a scene when Szpillman is looking through the window on the street (during Warsaw uprising). And some German soldiers shooting a girl. What our hero doing in this situation? Nothing. He is Polish. Outside of his safe flat - Poland is burning to the ground. People dying. What our hero doing? Nothing.
All generation of fine polish girls and boys were killed that days. So why i should care about one coward hiding like a mouse in his flat. Why Poland and polish people on this movie are only background.
And a final insult: On the closing credits there is statements about further life of Szpillman and this German officer but no word about peoples who were a real heroes. People, who saved our hero. Personally find this rather insulting. yep.