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Film Polski

Overview
Works: 269 works in 525 publications in 5 languages and 7,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  War films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Political films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Producer, Editor, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Film Polski
 
Most widely held works by Film Polski
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic recounting of the power struggle between the leading figures of the French revolution, Danton and Robespierre. with the new republic in place, Robespierre heads the 'Committee for Public Safety" and has begun his "Reign of Terror", flushing out any dissenting voices and sending them to the guillotine. Danton returns to Paris after his self-imposed exile to call an end to the bloodshed, but in doing so makes a dangerous enemy of his former ally
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum by Volker Schlndorff( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strike by the Polish union Solidarity takes place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. An alcoholic TV journalist is ordered to smear one of Solidarity's key figures, nicknamed the "Man of Iron."
Ashes and diamonds by Film Polski( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Polish and English and held by 306 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
Nóż w wodzie by Roman Polanski( Visual )

33 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in Polish and English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three people completely isolated for 24 hours aboard a weekend pleasure boat
Krótki film ó milości a short film about love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the lives of two human beings who have been deprived of the gift of love. A young postal worker falls in love with an older woman who lives in the flat opposite his. She attempts to prove to him that "love" is nothing more than a set of biological impulses, as a reaction to his voyeurism, and draws him into a game in which neither is the winner
Amator Camera buff by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Polish with English subtitles
Krótki film ó zabijaniu by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological vivisection of the brutal and senseless murder of a taxi-driver by a young drifter, with no explanation offered and no extenuating circumstances given. The equally searing execution of the murderer presents a powerful moral indictment of capital punishment
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in Polish and English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un groupe de résistants polonais en lutte contre les Allemands fuit à travers les égoûts. Il n'y aura pas de survivants
Przypadek Blind chance( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in Polish and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing an unclear future, Witek, an earnest young Polish medical student, chooses to put his education on hold. What happens next spawns into three successive scenarios depending on whether Witek catches or misses his train--giving him three different futures. Whether as an idealistic Communist Party member, an ambivalent dissident or a devoted healer and husband, the young Pole's destiny is shaped by a troubled present poised to engulf him
Bez końca No end( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antek was one of the few lawyers willing to take on political cases in a period of enforced martial law. Upon his unexpected death, Antek's wife Ulla struggles to cope with her grief. She eventually takes on the task of finding another attorney to take over one of her husband's cases to defend a man jailed for leading a labor strike. After connecting a colleague from Antek's past with the prisoner's wife, a series of mysterious signals make Ulla believe that Antek's ghost is warning her about the man chosen to replace him
Człowiek z Marmuru by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in Polish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes the form of an investigation into a man's life through recollections of several characters. A filmmaker uncovers the explosive facts behind a once-celebrated worker's elevation to 'stardom, ' his subsequent downfall and disgrace, and his eventual disappearance."--Container
Blizna The scar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Polish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious small town Polish communist official prepares to receive a delegation from Warsaw. At stake is a large fertilizer factory contract that would mean hundreds of jobs for a dirt poor rural province. But winning the contract creates more problems than it solves as politicians, environmentalists, and displaced citizens alike inadvertently plumb the gap between socialism and the anarchy of human nature. The builder turned reluctant factory director's "quiet conscience" becomes the moral center of a sprawling, Altmanesque tapestry of greed, conspiracy and grudge holding
Przypadek by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in Polish and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling drama about the difficulty of reconciling political ideals with personal happiness. This unforgettable film follows Witek, a medical student with an uncertain future in Communist Poland; the movie dramatizes Witek's journey as a series of different possibilities, suggesting that chance rules our lives as much as choice. First suppressed and then censored by the Polish government
Ostatni etap The last stage( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Polish and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martha Weiss, a Jew, is sent to Auschwitz concentration camp with her family. On the first day of their arrival Martha is, by a coincidence, chosen as an interpreter, but her entire family is killed. The horrible lives of female inmates of Auschwitz are chronicled in this accurate recreation of actual events. Based on the actual experiences of film director, Wanda Jakubowska, as a prisoner of a German concentration camp."--Container
Interrogation Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interrogation is a scathing condemnation of political systems that resort to any sort of torture to crush dissent. A cabaret singer in 1950's Warsaw is victimized by a Stalinist government
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Thomas Mann's story of three generations of the Buddenbrooks family from Lübeck, Germany, and how they struggle to maintain their status as one of the city's most wealthy and respected families
Der schweigende Stern The silent star( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unusual rock with a cylinder inside is found in the Gobi Desert, scientists determine its origin as the planet Venus. A crew of astronauts is sent there to learn more. Meanwhile experts attempt to decode the message that was encoded on the spool within and determine why Venus is utterly silent
Matka Joanna od Aniołow Mother Joan of the angels by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Polish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events at Loudun, it was one of the first post-war Polish films not dealing with the theme of war to be seen in the West. In a 17th century Polish convent a priest, abbott Suryn, investigating demonic possession among the nuns, becomes the object of desire of the Mother Superior, mother Joan of the Angels
Pokolenie A generation / Film Polski ; scenario, Bohdan Czesko ; director, Andrzej Wajda by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Polish and held by 67 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
 
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Die Blechtrommel The tin drum
Alternative Names
F.P.

"Film Polski".

"Film Polski", Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe.

Films polski

FP

Polish Film State Company

Polski Film

Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe Film Polski

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Nóż w wodzieBuddenbrooks