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Midnight in Paris (2011)

Adrien Brody as "Salvador"

Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) is a screenwriter and aspiring novelist. Vacationing in Paris with his fiancee (Rachel McAdams), he has taken to touring the city alone. On one such late-night excursion, Gil encounters a group of strange -- yet familiar -- revelers, who sweep him along, apparently back in time, for a night with some of the Jazz Age's icons of art and literature. The more time Gil spends with these cultural heroes of the past, the more dissatisfied he becomes with the present.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Pianist (2002)

Adrien Brody as "Wladyslaw Szpilman"

In this adaptation of the autobiography "The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945," Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody), a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as World War II begins. Szpilman is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, but is later separated from his family during Operation Reinhard. From this time until the concentration camp prisoners are released, Szpilman hides in various locations among the ruins of Warsaw.

Academy Award (2002) Won Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

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