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Olbrychski, Daniel

Works: 300 works in 655 publications in 9 languages and 8,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Music  Biography  Fiction  Musical settings  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Dedicatee, Contributor, Costume designer, Other, Interviewee, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Daniel Olbrychski
Most widely held works by Daniel Olbrychski
Salt by Phillip Noyce( Visual )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Her efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in German and held by 991 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
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Polish and French and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life
Rosa Luxemburg by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sukowa offers a towering performance in this compelling, multileveled biography of the dedicated, idealistic democratic socialist/pacifist/humanist who played a prominent role in German politics in the early years of the century
Die Blechtrommel by Günter Grass( Visual )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in German and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intellectually challenging, visually stunning parable of modern society in violent transition--as narrated by Oskar Matzerath, one of the most unforgettably unique heroes of our time. Oskar is born into a world he never made and he hates what he sees. At three, decides to stop growing, then and there, and remain a three-year-old, alone, once and for all. The next two terrible decades of feast and famine, fascism and slaughter, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in a shriek piercing enough to break glass
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Decalogue is a 1989 Polish television drama series directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and co-written by Kieslowski with Krzysztof Piesiewicz. It consists of 10 one-hour films, each of which represents one of the Ten Commandments and explores possible meanings of the commandment, often ambiguous or contradictory, within a fictional story set in modern Poland. The entire 10 episode mini series is featured on the first five discs. Disc Six is a bonus DVD that features a documentary on director Krysztof Kieslowski. Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Pan Tadeusz ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A grand and patriotic tale of Poland's struggle for freedom just before Napoleon's war with Russia. Written in poetic style by Adam Mickiewicz, this story follows two feuding Polish families as they overcome their old conflicts and petty lives. However, they are able unite as one with the patriotic and rebelious efforts to free the country they deeply love from Russian control."--Container insert
Ziemia obiecana The promised land ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Polish and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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."--Container
A survivor from Warsaw op. 46 by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in Latin and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Potop The deluge ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Polish and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Swedish army's 17th century invasion of Poland is intertwined with the love story of Andrzej and Oleńka
Zemsta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 136 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
Landscape after battle Krajobraz po bitwie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 135 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
Ziemia obiecana by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in Polish and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpretation of a classic epic depicting the changes in values ushered in by the industrial revolution. Three friends build a factory in Lodz but are sidetracked by local politics and a dangerous love affair
Wszystko na sprzedaż by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Polish and held by 131 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
Gebürtig ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The past catches up on two men, a Jewish emigrant composer Hermann Gëburtig and the German journalist Konrad Sachs. Gëburtig testifies against a former concentration camp supervisor, and Sachs faces the reality that his father was an SS-Doctor
Eine Liebe in Deutschland A love in Germany by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in German and held by 117 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
Les uns et les autres Bolero by Claude Lelouch( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning in 1936, the film traces the lives of four families across three continents and five decades through the turbulent years following World War II up to the '80s highlighting the music and dance that is central to the lives of all the characters
Panny z Wilka Young girls of Wilko ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 84 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."
La truite The trout ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Frederique is a free-spirited and impish woman who has made an art of using her sexuality to get precisely what she wants from men. On a whim, Frederique leaves her disinterested husband and the family trout farm to travel to Japan with a wealthy businessman. Her enchantment soon gives way to reflection, navigation of the swiftly-changing sexual freedoms and responsibilities of a new era, and the quest for satori, the "world of ecstasy" experienced by her friend. But has Frederique grown up too fast, or not fast enough?"--Container
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Alternative Names
Olbrychski, D.
Ol'bryhskij, Daniel'.
Olʹbrykhskiĭ, Daniėl
Ольбрыхский, Даниэл
Polish (80)
German (49)
English (18)
French (12)
Latin (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Russian (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)