The Pianist, 2002, A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Director: Roman Polanski Writers: Ronald Harwood (screenplay), Wladyslaw Szpilman (based on the book by) Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann and Frank Finlay
Directed by Tony Kaye. With Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien. A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.
L.A. Confidential -- Set in 1950s Los Angeles, a celebrity cops involvement in murder investigation links him to two fellow detectives and leads all three into a spiral of murder, corruption and intrigue.