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Film Polski

Works: 264 works in 511 publications in 5 languages and 7,038 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Crime films  War films  Trials, litigation, etc  Personal narratives‡vPolish  Biographical films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Editor, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 1,177 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
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 1,070 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 331 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."
Nóż w wodzie by Roman Polanski( Visual )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in Polish and English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three people completely isolated for 24 hours aboard a weekend pleasure boat
Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Polish and English and held by 315 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. Macick is the trigger man, but when he spots a blonde behind the bar, his priorities change
Krótki film ó milości a short film about love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 273 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 253 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 240 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. A searing, 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 236 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 230 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 Marmuru by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in Polish and held by 228 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
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
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
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 135 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 93 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 82 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 72 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
Bez znieczulenia Without anesthesia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Polish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Jerzy, a famous journalist just returned from as assignment abroad. Despite his success, his wife leaves him for an obnoxious young writer and refuses to explain why. Against everyone's advice, Jerzy fights the divorce and searches in vain for an explanation for why she left. At the same time, Jerzy finds that he has fallen out of official favor, for reasons no less mysterious
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Die Blechtrommel The tin drum
Alternative Names

Films polski


Polish Film State Company

Polski Film

Nóż w wodzieBuddenbrooks