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Olbrychski, Daniel

Works: 272 works in 583 publications in 10 languages and 7,540 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Music  Biography  Comedy films  Fiction  Biographical films  War films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Dedicatee, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee
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 2,030 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 )
7 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 809 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
Rosa Luxemburg by Margarethe von Trotta ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in German and English and held by 410 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 )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in German and held by 283 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
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 10 short films, inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex. The themes are the universal ones of love, marriage, infidelity, parenthood, guilt, faith and compassion and focus on the complexities of human relationships
A survivor from Warsaw op. 46 by Arnold Schoenberg ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in Latin and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ziemia obiecana The promised land ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Polish and held by 161 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
Krajobraz po bitwie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Polish and held by 160 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
Potop The deluge ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Polish and held by 159 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 135 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
Wszystko na sprzedaż by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Polish and held by 132 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
Ziemia obiecana ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in Polish and Japanese and held by 128 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
Pan Tadeusz ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "tale of Poland's struggle for freedom just before Napoleon's war with Russia ... Follows two feuding Polish families [living in the Lithuanian village of Soplicowo] as they overcome their old conflicts and petty lives. However, they are able to unite as one with the patriotic and rebellious efforts to free the country they deeply love from Russian control"--Container
Eine Liebe in Deutschland A love in Germany by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in German and held by 121 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
Gebürtig ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The past catches up on two men, a Jewish emigrant composer Hermann Geburtig and the German journalist Konrad Sachs. Geburtig testifies against a former concentration camp supervisor, and Sachs faces the reality that his father was an SS-Doctor
Les uns et les autres Bolero by Claude Lelouch ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in French and held by 87 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 82 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 )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in French and held by 72 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
Wesele by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in Polish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Poland's great national dramas. A bitter tale of the marriage of an intelligent man to a peasant, their opposing views, the artist's inability to find a place for himself in the world and fruitless dreams of freedom
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Alternative Names
Olbrychski, D.
Ol'bryhskij, Daniel'.
Olʹbrykhskiĭ, Daniėl
Polish (94)
German (46)
English (17)
French (11)
Latin (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)