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Wajda, Andrzej 1926-2016

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Katyn by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

64 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the massacre of 20,000 people (interned Polish officers as well as civilians accused of treason by the occupying Soviet forces) by the Soviet secret police at Katyń in the spring of 1940, and the cover-up that followed. Follows the fictional stories of four families, separated from one another in the confusion of September 1939, when the Soviets and Germans invaded Poland, through the Soviet occupation in 1945 when the truth of the massacre gets suppressed
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

138 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton (Depardieu), the popular revolutionary leader returns to Paris when Robespierre (Pszoniak) has set up a dictatorship beginning the "Reign of Terror."
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in French and English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution
Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

78 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a young Polish nationalist assassin who, when World War II ends, finds himself living uncertainly, moving from echoing bars to seedy hotel rooms, finding comfort in a girl and crazy jokes
Człowiek z Marmuru = Man of marble by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

68 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pologne, années 1970. Une jeune fille très déterminée (Agnieszka) décide de consacrer son film de fin d'études à un personnage à la fois mythique et oublié du nom de Birkut. Dans les années 1950, Birkut fut, dans le contexte de l'industrialisation forcenée du pays, une sorte de Stakhanov polonais, statufié (l'homme de marbre) et cité en exemple. Puis il disparut. Surmontant tous les obstacles, Agnieszka reconstitue, à travers les témoignages de ceux qui l'ont connu, la personnalité et l'histoire véritable de Birkut. Un homme bon et courageux avec un regard d'ange, mais aussi un homme candide et aisément manipulable. Birkut est surtout une victime et quasiment tout le monde l'a trahi. Du jeune cinéaste ambitieux (Burski) qui eut l'idée de le filmer en train de poser trente mille briques dans une seule journée à Hanka, sa femme, qui le quitta et le calomnia sur ordre du Parti communiste en passant par Michalak, le policier qui le suivait comme son ombre, ou même Witek, pourtant son meilleur ami, tous, aujourd'hui, survivent cyniquement à ces souvenirs dont le puzzle se complète sous nos yeux. Un jour, quelqu'un a saboté le personnage de Birkut en lui glissant dans les mains une brique chauffée à blanc. À partir de là, Birkut ne peut plus travailler et, de postes honorifiques en petits boulots, rentre peu à peu dans l'anonymat. Agnieszka finit par rencontrer le fils de Birkut qui lui apprend la mort de son père. Son enquête terminée, elle tient, en la personne du fils de l'Homme de marbre, comme une preuve vivante de ce passé qui est celui de la Pologne stalinienne. (Dans l'Homme de fer, Wajda suivra ces deux personnages.) cf
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

90 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second film in Wadja's wartime resistance trilogy, Kanal (literally translated "sewer") is set in the Warsaw uprising of 1944, where a detachment of the nationalist Home Army is forced into the sewers of the city. Dubbed into English
Broken silence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films about human courage, heroism and triumph over intense adversities during the Holocaust and World War Two
Człowiek z żelaza = Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

55 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic portrayal of the Polish Solidarity strike whic took place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. In the storyline an alcoholic TV journalist is ordered to smear one of Solidarity's key figures who's called the "man of iron." Director Wajda has combined fact with fiction by using flashbacks that incorporate rare film footage and by involving famed leader, Lech Walesa, both in the documentary and fictional portions of the film
Korczak by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henryk Goldszmit had become a Polish icon in the 1930s, through his writings, teachings, and radio programs for children, under the name of Janusz Korczak. WHen the kids from the Warsaw orphanage were to be deported to the gas chambers of Treblinka, he refused ot abandon them, and with them he died in the Holocaust. Academy award winning director Andrzej Wajda (Katyn) brings this tragic tale to the screen in Korczak, starring Wojciech Pszoniak as the kind and fiercely committed doctor. After the Nazis invade Poland, the Jewish Korczak and his orphans are moved into the newly formed Ghettos, where he scrounges for food and vainly tries to protect the children from the violence and famine outside their walls. With a powerful script by Agnieszka Holand (Europa Europa), stunning B & W cinematography by Robby Müller (Dead Man), and performed with self-immolating intensity by Pozoniak and the phenomenally talented ensemble of child actors, Korczak is, as Steven Spielberg wrote, "one of the most important European pictures about the Holocaust"--Container
Pokolenie = A generation by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

38 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of youths during the German occupation of Poland in the World War II who come to adulthood through love and adversity." IMDB
Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

50 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a young Polish nationalist assassin who, when World War II ends, finds himself living uncertainly, moving from echoing bars to seedy hotel rooms, finding comfort in a girl and crazy jokes
Ziemia obiecana = The promised land by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three friends hope to build a factory but their plans are quickly jeopardized by local politics and one of the partner's dangerous love affair"--Container
Kanał( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in Polish and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins on the 56th day of the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazis during World War II. A ragtag group of trained and untrained Resistance fighters hold on to the front line. They try to live a relatively normal life, and even find time to play the piano. They achieve small victories, but must retreat into the sewers in order to survive
Pan Tadeusz( Visual )

39 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A finales del s. XVIII, el amor entre el joven Tadeusz y la bella Zosia es la última unión entre dos grandes familias polacas enfrentadas: los Soplica, aliados de los rusos y los Horeszko, partidarios de la independencia
Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Polish and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rural Poland, on the last days of World War II. The Nazis have surrendered, and the Red Army has criss-crossed the country. With the battle against the Nazis over, a new struggle emerges against the communists. A group of Polish patriots boldy set out to assassinate a mid-level communist-party functionary. Maciek is the trigger man, but when he spots a blonde behind the bar, his priorities change
Andrzej Wajda. three war films( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in Polish and English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three films directed by Andrzej Wajda, depicting the struggles of resistance fighters in Poland during World War II
Zemsta( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two 17th century aristocratic families, due to decline in their ancestral legacies, inhabit separate parts of a crumbling castle and thrive on making each other miserable. The feuding noblemen try to outwit one another for romance and control over their extravagant realm while their family members pursue their selfish interests of greed and lust. Thwarted lovers, mistaken identity, closed-door couplings and long simmering feuds abound in this delightful farce!"--Container
Eine Liebe in Deutschland by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a tragic love affair between a German shopkeeper's wife and a Polish prisoner of war, set in a small German village during World War II
Afterimage by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

23 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in Polish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles
Landscape after battle = Krajobraz po bitwie( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Polish Holocaust survivors, a Gentile political prisoner and a headstrong Jewish girl, begin a romantic relationships in the days after their liberation by the Allies
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds Kanał Pokolenie = A generation Ashes and diamonds Kanał Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds Andrzej Wajda. three war films
Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamondsKanałBroken silencePokolenie = A generationAshes and diamondsKanałPopiół i diament = Ashes and diamondsAndrzej Wajda. three war films
Alternative Names
Andreas Wajda

Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Wajda Director de cine polaco

Andrzej Wajda Director de cinema de Polonia

Andrzej Wajda director de cinema polaco

Andrzej Wajda diretor de cinema polaco

Andrzej Wajda lengyel filmrendező

Andrzej Wajda pola reĝisoro kaj scenaristo

Andrzej Wajda Polish film and theatre director

Andrzej Wajda Polish film director

Andrzej Wajda polnischer Film- und Theaterregisseur

Andrzej Wajda Polona filmifisto

Andrzej Wajda polsk filmregissör

Andrzej Wajda polski reżyser

Andrzej Wajda polski reżyser filmowy

Andrzej Wajda poľský filmový a divadelný režisér

Andrzej Wajda polský režisér

Andrzej Wajda Poola filmirežissöör

Andrzej Wajda Pools filmregisseur

Andrzej Wajda Poolse teater- en filmregisseur

Andrzej Wajda réalisateur de cinéma et metteur en scène de théâtre polonais

Andrzej Wajda regista polacco

Andrzej Wajda regizor de film polonez

Andrzej Wajda regjisor polak

Andžejs Vajda

Anje Vayda

Vaǐda, Andzheǐ

Vaĭda, Andzheĭ 1926-

Vaĭda, Andzheĭ, 1926-2016

Vajda, A. (Andžejs), 1926-2016

Vajda, Andžej.

Vajda, Andžej 1926-

Vajda, Andžej, 1926-2016

Vajda, Andžejs, 1926-2016

Vâydâ, Āndreh

Waida, Anjei.

Wajda, Andrei

Wajda, Andrei 1926-...

Wajda Andrei 1926-2016

Wajda, Andrej 1926-

Wajda, Andrej 1926-2016

Wajda, Andrzej

Wajda, Andrzej, 1926-

Wajda, Andrzej A.

Wajda, Andrzej Witold

Wajda, Andrzey 1926-

Wajda, Andrzey 1926-2016

Wajdy, Andrzeja

Wajdy, Andrzeja 1926-

Αντρέι Βάιντα

Анджей Вайда

Анджей Вайда полски режисьор

Анджей Вайда польский кинорежиссёр, театральный режиссёр и сценарист

Анджей Вайда польський кінорежисер

Анджеј Вајда

Анджэй Вайда

Вайда А.

Вайда Анджей

Вайда, Анджей 1926-

Вайда, Анджей, 1926-2016

Вайда Анҷей

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אנדז'יי ויידה

אנדז'יי ויידה במאי קולנוע פולני

וידה, אנדז'יי, 1926-2016

ויידה, אנדז'יי 1926-

آندره وایدا

اندريه فايدا

أندريه فايدا، 1926-

أندريه فايدا مخرج أفلام بولندي

فايدا، أنجيه، 1926-

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ანჯეი ვაიდა

바이다, 안드제이 1926-

바이다, 안제이 1926-

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