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Wajda, Andrzej 1926-

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Popiół i diament Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

88 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maciek, a young Resistance fighter, is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader, on the last day of World War II. Though killing has been easy for him in the past, Szczuka was a fellow soldier, and Maciek must decide whether to follow his orders." IMDB
Katyn by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about Polish officers murdered by NKVD in Katyn in the spring of 1940. Based on the novel "Post mortem" by Andrzej Mularczyk
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in French and Spanish and held by 716 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
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

64 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wajda's second film depicts the last days of the Warsaw Uprising, when battered Polish Resistance fighters were forced to retreat into the city's sewers, a hell from which there seemed no escape. This central film of Wajda's Resistance trilogy (between A Generation and Ashes and diamonds) helped awaken international attention to the new Polish cinema
Człowiek z Marmuru by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

44 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 633 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
Broken silence by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five historical films about human courage, heroism, and triumph among the deepest of adversity during World War II
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

90 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 568 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."
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: 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
Pokolenie A generation by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

55 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 439 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
Korczak by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

49 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true story of Janusz Korczak, a renowned physician and author who ran a home for Jewish orphans in 1930's Warsaw
Andrzej Wajda. three war films( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in Polish and English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains disc 2 of the three disc special ed. set from Andrzej Wajda
Ashes and diamonds ; Kanal ; A generation : three films by Andrzej Wajda( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziemia obiecana The promised land by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

40 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interprtation of a classic 19th century epic depicting the sweeping change in values ushered in by the industrial revolution. 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
Eine Liebe in Deutschland A love in Germany by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 221 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
Zemsta( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 215 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
Pan Tadeusz( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 201 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
Landscape after battle Krajobraz po bitwie( Visual )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 185 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
Panny z Wilka Young girls of Wilko( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in Polish and English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Polish life preceding WWII, in which a young man returns to his hometown following the death of a friend. While attempting to recover from his loss, he becomes re-involved with a local family of women- the "young girls of Wilko."
Siberian Lady Macbeth by Kino International Corporation( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reworking of the Shakespearean tragedy set in a remote Russian village. This film from the celebrated Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda follows the cruel machinations of Katarina, a bored, ruthless woman who lets nothing threaten her affair with a young drifter. The two lovers leave a trail of murder in their wake, first poisoning Katarina's father in law, and then murdering her husband. Sentenced to exile in Siberia, Katarina is ultimately abandoned by her lover for a younger woman
Wszystko na sprzedaż by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by the death of Polish actor Zbigniew Cybulski, [the film] focuses on the behind-the-scenes lives of a director and his actors when they are disrupted by the mysterious murder of their leading man ... Film fiction mixes with reality as some of the actors play themselves"--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Popiół i diament Ashes and diamondsKanałPokolenie A generationAndrzej Wajda. three war films
Alternative Names
Andreas Wajda

Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Wajda pola reĝisoro kaj scenaristo

Andrzej Wajda Polish film director

Andrzej Wajda polnischer Film- und Theaterregisseur

Andrzej Wajda polski reżyser filmowy

Andrzej Wajda poľský filmový a divadelný režisér

Andrzej Wajda Pools filmregisseur

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

Andrzej Wajda regista polacco

Andžejs Vajda

Anje Vayda

Vaĭda, Andzheĭ 1926-

Vajda, Andžej.

Vajda, Andžej 1926-

Waida, Anjei.

Wajda, Andrei

Wajda Andrei 1926-....

Wajda, Andrej 1926-

Wajda, Andrzej A.

Wajda, Andrzey 1926-

Wajdy, Andrzeja 1926-

Анджей Вайда

Анджэй Вайда

Вайда, Анджей 1926-

Անջեյ Վայդա

אנדז'יי ויידה

آندره وایدا

اندريه فايدا

أندريه فايدا، 1926-

فايدا، أنجيه، 1926-

ანჯეი ვაიდა

바이다, 안드제이 1926-

바이다, 안제이 1926-

안제이 바이다


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