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Wajda, Andrzej 1926-2016

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Katyn by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

71 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katyn is the story of Polish army officers murdered by the Russia secret police in the Katyn forest during the Second World War and the families who, unaware of the crime, were still waiting for their husbands, fathers, sons, and brothers to return. It is a film about the continuing struggle over History and memory, and an uncompromising exploration of the Russian cover up of the massacre that prevented the Polish people from commemorating those that had been killed
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

13 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

146 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film centers on Georges Danton ... the popular revolutionary leader, who returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre ... and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." In direct opposition to the government and Robespierre, Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution. What begins as a public cause, soon turns into a personal conflict between Danton and Robespierre. Robespierre subsequently has Danton arrested for treason and France's one voice for peace faces the guillotine"--Cassette container
Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

46 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in Polish and English and held by 629 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 boldly set out to assassinate a mid-level communist-party functionary. Macick is the trigger man, but when he spots a blonde behind the bar, his priorities change
Człowiek z Marmuru = Man of marble by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

74 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young filmmaker gathers material on a political hero of the fifties. An extended drama on the style of Citizen Kane but with much more relevance to contemporary history
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

96 editions published between 1956 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grim drama, set in Warsaw in September 1944, about a group of Polish insurgents trying to escape from the Nazis by taking to the city's sewers
Broken silence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 533 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 )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 442 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 )

48 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 391 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
Andrzej Wajda. three war films( Visual )

11 editions published in 2005 in Polish and English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in Polish and English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty resistance leader. As he and his friends help escapees during the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the innocence of a generation is lost under the grueling conditions of war. The first in what has come to be known as the director's 'war trilogy'
Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

53 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 271 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 )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2019 in 4 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
Ashes and diamonds ; Kanal ; A generation : three films by Andrzej Wajda( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kanał( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in Polish and held by 249 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
Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Polish and held by 220 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 boldly set out to assassinate a mid-level communist-party functionary. Macick is the trigger man, but when he spots a blonde behind the bar, his priorities change. The final film in what has come to be known as the director's 'war trilogy'
Pan Tadeusz( Visual )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 219 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
Zemsta( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 206 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
Afterimage by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

26 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in Polish and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Polish artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski
Komeda : a soundtrack for life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krzysztof Komeda, jazz pianist and film composer. With compositions like the lullaby for "Rosemary's Baby" from Roman Polanski, Komeda succeeded in writing his own chapter in the history of soundtracks. As a jazz musician he gained cult-status in Poland. As a film composer he made it into Hollywood's first ranks. But there his career came to a sudden end. The film essay 'Komeda -- A soundtrack for a life" is a reflection on Komeda's soundtracks, which changed the common film scores forever. It is a contemporary document about the attitude to life in a time of social, political and cultural change after war, about work and exodus of Polish artist in the 50s and 60s. Directors who worked with Komeda and who are also friends will talk about him: Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski, Henning Carlsen and Andrzej Wajda. His wife, Zofia Komeda, and his sister, Irena Orlowska, remember him
 
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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

Andrzej Wajda stiúrthóir scannán Polannach

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 1926-2019

Αντρέι Βάιντα

Анджей Вайда

Анджей Вайда полски театрален и кино режисьор

Анджей Вайда польский кинорежиссёр, театральный режиссёр и сценарист

Анджей Вайда польський кінорежисер

Анджеј Вајда

Анджэй Вайда

Вайда А.

Вайда, А. (Анджей), 1926-2016

Вайда, Анджей

Вайда, Анджей 1926-

Вайда, Анджей, 1926-2016

Вайда Анҷей

Անջեյ Վայդա

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-

আন্দজেই ভাইদা পোলীয় চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক

ആന്ദ്രേ വയ്ദ

ანჯეი ვაიდა

바이다, 안드제이 1926-2019

바이다, 안제이 1926-2019

안제이 바이다

アンジェイ・ワイダ

ワイダ, アンジェイ

安傑伊·維爾托德·瓦伊達 波蘭電影導演

安杰依·瓦伊达

安德烈·華依達

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