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Ciecierski, Jan 1899-1987

Overview
Works: 13 works in 32 publications in 2 languages and 890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jan Ciecierski
 
Most widely held works by Jan Ciecierski
Popiół i diament Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Polish and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the last day of World War II, Maciek, a young Resistance fighter, is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader. The Soviet leader has arrived in town to establish a new government. A mistake leads Maciek to a beautiful barmaid who shows him what his life could be like. Although killing has been easy for Maciek in the past, Szczuka was a fellow soldier, and Maciek must decide whether to follow the orders to kill him
Samson by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological study of Jakub Gold, a Polish Jew imprisoned for killing a schoolmate in a brawl. He is released from prison at the outbreak of World War II, only to be confined to the Warsaw ghetto. Escaping the ghetto, he is confined--by the fear of being Jewish in a world hostile to Jews
Dyrygent The conductor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nostalgic and homesick for Poland after 50 years abroad, a famous conductor, Jan Lasocki returns to conduct a local orchestra in Beethoven's Fifth Symphony--the same orchestra he began his career with years ago. Conducting in Poland however, is not what Jan had dreamed, and the concert becomes mired in government schemes to milk the political advantages of his return
Ashes and diamonds Popiół i diament ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Polish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maciek is a young Resistance fighter who is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader, on the last day of World War II. The Soviet leader who has arrived in town to establish a new government. A mistake leads him to a beautiful barmaid who shows him what his life could be like and although killing has been easy for him in the past, Szczuka was a fellow soldier, and Maciek must decide whether to follow his orders
Mistrzowie i koledzy by Jan Ciecierski( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zwyczajne życie aktora by Jan Ciecierski( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the last day of World War II, a Polish Resistance fighter assassinates the wrong man in this story of "the conflict between idealism and instinct," considered by many critics to be the most perceptive portrayal of Communist society and the Polish Resistance Movement ever produced. Winner of the Venice Film Festival 1959: International Film Critics Award; British Film Critics Guild Award: Best Foreign Film. Part of the "Janus Collection." Polish, with English subtitles
Awantura o Basię [Argument about Basia] ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Polish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basia's mother dies tragically in a train accident but manages to write down the address of a friend right before she dies. She wants her friend to take care of Basia. Before she reaches her mother's friend, Stanislawa Olszańska, she is taken care of by a doctor and his wife, who send a letter to S. Olszańska informing her of the little girl's situation
The Andrzej Wajda war trilogy by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In 1999, Polish director Andrzej Wajda received an Honorary Academy Award for his body of work: more than thirty-five feature films, beginning with A Generation in 1955. Wajda's next film in 1957, Canal, the first ever made about the Warsaw uprising, won the Special Jury Prize at Cannes and launched Wajda on the path to international renown, a status secured with the release of his masterpiece, Ashes & Diamonds, in 1958. These three groundbreaking films helped usher in the Polish School movement and have often been regarded as a trilogy. But each boldly stands on its own - a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the struggle for personal and national freedom
Popiół i diament Cenere e diamanti = Ashes and diamonds ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
W tajnym teatrze wojskowym by Jan Ciecierski( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Kartoteka by Tadeusz Różewicz( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
El Director de orquesta Dyrygent ( Visual )
in Polish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In New York Jan Jasocki, a famous émigré conductor, meets Marta, a visiting musician who is also the daughter of his first love. Nostalgic and homesick for Poland after 50 years abroad, he returns to conduct a local orchestra--the same orchestra he began with years ago. Conducting in Poland, however, is not what he had dreamed, and the concert becomes mired in government schemes to milk the political advantages of his return
 
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