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Film Polski

Overview
Works: 298 works in 599 publications in 6 languages and 7,185 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  War films  Political films  Television mini-series  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Editor, Other, Distributor, isb, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Film Polski
 
Most widely held works by Film Polski
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and held by 814 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in French 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
Przypadek = Blind chance by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in Polish and Chinese and held by 636 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama portraying the aftermath of the French Revolution. The new Republic is in disarray, threatened by the dictatorship and "Reign of Terror" brought about by Robespierre, when Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary hero returns to Paris to plead with the people for an end to the bloodshed. What begins as a public cause soon turns into a personal conflict between Danton and Robespierre and Robespierre subsequently has Danton arrested for treason and condemned to the guillotine
Człowiek z żelaza = Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 370 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
A short film about killing= Krótki film ó zabijaniu by Tadeusz Łomnicki( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Polish and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This crime drama, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, features Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, and Jan Tesarz
Krótki film ó milości = a short film about love by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Polish and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, features Grazyna Szapolowska and Olaf Lubaszenko
Amator = Camera buff by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Polish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie de Filip Dlugosz va soudain basculer le jour où il fait l'acquisition d'une caméra d'amateur. Père de famille tranquille et heureux, sa nouvelle passion va lui ouvrir les portes du monde qu'il arpente avec curiosité et créativité, muni de son troisième oeil. Mais comme tout véritable artiste, il va devoir payer cher ce désir de vie intense. [Allociné]
Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Polish and English and held by 231 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
Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 228 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
Bez końca = No end by Krzysztof Kieślowski( 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
Człowiek z Marmuru = Man of marble by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in Polish and held by 185 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 by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in Polish and held by 176 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
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in Polish and English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second film in Wadja's wartime resistance trilogy, Kanal (literally translated "sewer") is set in the Warsaw uprising of 1944, where a detachment of the nationalist Home Army is forced into the sewers of the city. Dubbed into English
Ostatni etap = The last stage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Polish and held by 161 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 )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Polish and English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banned for eight years, 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
Knife in the water by Roman Polanski( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Polish and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged couple on a boating holiday pick up a young male hitchhiker, and the result is a tense, erotically-charged love triangle
The silent star = Der schweigende Stern by Kurt Maetzig( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and held by 99 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
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Thomas Mann's story 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
Nóż w wodzie by Roman Polanski( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in Polish and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged journalist and his wife invite a footloose young hitch-hiker aboard their sail-boat for a Sunday outing in the Polish lake district. Like two peacocks, the men proceed to flaunt their virility before the woman, revealing a cynical sadism on the part of the husband and a growing resentment in the knife-wielding youth. Also includes 8 short films by Polanski produced between 1957 and 1962
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum
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BuddenbrooksNóż w wodzie
Alternative Names
F.P.

F.P. (Film Polski)

"Film Polski", Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe

Films polski

FP

FP (Film Polski)

P.P. "Film Polski"

Polish Film State Company

Polski Film

PP "Film Polski"

Przedsiębiorstwo Państwowe Film Polski

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