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Pianist & Taking Sides Ronald Harwood

Pianist & Taking Sides By Ronald Harwood

Pianist & Taking Sides by Ronald Harwood


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Summary

Based on Ronald Harwood's hit play, this title tells the story of Wilhelm Furtwangler, one of the great conductors of the twentieth century, who was at the height of his career when the National Socialists came to power in Germany. He remained there and was accused of being a Nazi collaborator.

Pianist & Taking Sides Summary

Pianist & Taking Sides by Ronald Harwood

The "Pianist" is based on the memoir by Wladyslaw Szpilman, directed by Roman Polanski. It charts the extraordinary but true story of a Polish pianist whose family all perished during World War II. "Taking Sides" is based on Ronald Harwood's hit play and is the story of Wilhelm Furtwangler, one of the great conductors of the twentieth century, who was at the height of his career when the National Socialists came to power in Germany. He remained there and was accused of being a Nazi collaborator.

About Ronald Harwood

Ronald Harwood came to England from South Africa in 1951 and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He was an actor for seven years, and began writing in 1960. Since then he has written numerous plays for the stage, including 'After the Lions', 'Tramway Road', 'Interpreters', 'Another Time', 'Quartet', 'Equally Divided' and 'Mahler's Conversion', and an adaptation of Chekhov's 'Ivanov'. He also wrote the screenplay for the film of his West End and Broadway hit, The Dresser, which received five Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Screenplay, and the screenplay for The Pianist, the Palme d'Or-winning movie directed by Roman Polanski.

Additional information

GOR003114133
9780571212811
0571212816
Pianist & Taking Sides by Ronald Harwood
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2003-01-20
208
N/A
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