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Film Polski

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Works: 287 works in 505 publications in 5 languages and 7,087 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Producer, Editor, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, 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." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 880 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
Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Polish and English and held by 333 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 )
28 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in Polish and English and held by 283 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 276 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
Happily married and economically stable, Filip Mosz buys an 8mm film camera with the intention of filming his newborn child - and capturing the moment of attaining a lifelong dream. But when a powerful director of the town's local factory recruits him to film an important board meeting, Filip's fascination with the medium grows into a passionate dedication. Now Filip has command of a larger film unit and networks to enrich his career. Filip eventually reaches an irreconcilable deadlock with his wife, friends and the director who previously supported his cinematic ambitions
Krótki film ó zabijaniu by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 241 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 240 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 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from Poland. Drama. Explores fate and coincidence through three possible scenarios following Witek's attempt to catch a departing Warsaw-bound train
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction. Drame social. Un animateur de la télévision polonaise, Winkiel, est chargé de faire un reportage défavorable sur un des chefs ouvriers des chantiers navals de Gdansk, Macziek Tomczyk. Celui-ci est le fils d'un ancien héros de travail, Mateusz Birkut, mort au cours d'une répression policière. À mesure qu'il avance dans ses recherches, Winkiel découvre le bien-fondé des revendications ouvrières et renonce à son reportage alors que les grévistes remportent une première victoire. [Office des communications sociales] . Avec Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Krystyna Janda, Marian Opania, Wieslawa Kosmalska, Irena Bynska, Boguslaw Linda ; with Lech Walesa, Anna Walentynowicz
Bez końca No end ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 218 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
Die Blechtrommel by Günter Grass ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
Blizna The scar ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Polish and held by 172 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
Człowiek z marmuru Man of marble ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in Polish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A zealous young woman filmmaker attempts to make a documentary about Mateusz Birkut, a bricklayer who in the early days of the Communist revolution in Poland was hailed by the State as a national hero for his productivity feats and became as famous as any film star, only to disappear mysteriously from the record books in 1952. The filmmaker is determined to reveal what happened to Birkut and why
Ostatni etap The last stage ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Polish and held by 143 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 136 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 105 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and held by 87 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
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Polish and held by 84 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."
Matka Joanna od Aniołow Mother Joan of the angels by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Visual )
3 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
 
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Alternative Names
F.P.
Films polski
FP
Polish Film State Company
Polski Film
Languages
Polish (76)
French (28)
English (12)
German (8)
Multiple languages (1)
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