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Holland, Agnieszka 1948-

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Most widely held works by Agnieszka Holland
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

135 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
Europa Europa = Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

127 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish by religion, brought up as a Communist, given elitarian training by the Nazis - that is the story of Salomon Perel's life. During WWII he flees from the Nazis, lands in a Russian orphanage at the age of 14 and is brought up in the Communist manner. When Hitler's troops march into the town, he claims to be an ethnic German, becomes a frontline interpreter and finally ends up in an elitarian school for members of the Hitler Youth. He is released from his role at the end of the war, a role which he was forced to adopt in order to survive. The epilogue shows the authentic Salomon Perel who emigrated to Palestine
Treme by Anthony Hemingway( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of a group of New Orleans residents in the Tremé neighborhood just after Hurricane Katrina
in Darkness by Robert Więckiewicz( Visual )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leopold Socha is a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi-occupied city in Poland. One day he encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the unlikely alliance between Socha and the Jews as the enterprise seeps deeper into Socha's conscience"--Container
House of cards( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Season 3 of 'House of Cards, ' President Underwood fights to secure his legacy. Claire wants more than being the first lady. The biggest threat they face is contending with each other."--Container
Copying Beethoven by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

64 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Anna Holz, a Viennese music student is asked to transcribe scoring notes for the great Ludwig van Beethoven, she eagerly accepts. She does so despite the warnings about Beethoven's volatile behavior. Beethoven is part maestro, part mentor and part madman. He reluctantly relies on Anna to help him realize the culmination of his art
Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine is a lonely young woman in search of happiness when she is swept off her feet by the handsome Morris Townsend. Suspicious of the young man's true intentions, however, her controlling father threatens to disown Catherine if she follows her heart and marries against his wishes!
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 708 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
A little princess ; The secret garden( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little princess: Sara Crewe, the pampered daughter of an Army officer, is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken
Treme( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
The third miracle( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest is appointed to investigate miracles attributed to a woman in New York. The probe leads Father Frank Shore to the woman's daughter, abandoned when the mother entered a convent, and the two have an affair
Rosemary's baby( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and German and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosemary and Guy start a new life in Paris, where a good deed leads to friendship with a rich and powerful couple who may be hiding a dark secret
Korczak by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henryk Goldszmit had become a Polish icon in the 1930s, through his writings, teachings, and radio programs for children, under the name of Janusz Korczak. WHen the kids from the Warsaw orphanage were to be deported to the gas chambers of Treblinka, he refused ot abandon them, and with them he died in the Holocaust. Academy award winning director Andrzej Wajda (Katyn) brings this tragic tale to the screen in Korczak, starring Wojciech Pszoniak as the kind and fiercely committed doctor. After the Nazis invade Poland, the Jewish Korczak and his orphans are moved into the newly formed Ghettos, where he scrounges for food and vainly tries to protect the children from the violence and famine outside their walls. With a powerful script by Agnieszka Holand (Europa Europa), stunning B & W cinematography by Robby Müller (Dead Man), and performed with self-immolating intensity by Pozoniak and the phenomenally talented ensemble of child actors, Korczak is, as Steven Spielberg wrote, "one of the most important European pictures about the Holocaust"--Container
Total eclipse by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1871, Paul Verlaine, a poet, young but already established in Paris, received a letter from the provinces containing eight extraordinary poems by one Arthur Rimbaud. He wrote back at once, saying: "My dear great soul, come to us, you are summoned, you are expected." What follows is their story directly taken from their letters and poetry. While Verlaine was a great poet, Rimbaud was a genius, a revolutionary. His poems from age sixteen to the age of nineteen forever changed the face of modern poetry. Together, these two men feed each other's insatiable hunger for life and love, trying desperately to straddle the lines between knowledge and self-destruction, creativity and delusion
Bittere Ernte by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish farmer falls in love with a Jewish woman who has escaped with her family from a train bound for a concentration camp and he hides the fact that her husband is still alive
Przypadek = Blind chance by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Polish and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he stunned the cinematic world with the epic series The Decalogue and the Three Colors trilogy, the great Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski made his first work of metaphysical genius, Blind Chance, a compelling drama about the difficulty of reconciling political ideals with personal happiness. This unforgettable film follows Witek (the magnetic Boguslaw Linda), a medical student with an uncertain future in Communist Poland; Kieslowski dramatizes Witek's journey as a series of different possibilities, suggesting that chance rules our lives as much as choice does. First suppressed and then censored by the Polish government, Blind Chance is here presented in its complete original form
Hořící keř = Burning bush( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Czech and Polish and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed director Agnieszka Holland returns to a pivotal time in modern Czech history: the shocking act of a student of the Charles University's Faculty of Arts, who in protest of the Soviet occupation, set himself on fire in Prague's Wenceslas Square on January 16, 1969, and died four days later. Through the story of defense attorney Dagmar Buresova, who defended Palach's legacy in a doomed lawsuit, the film examines the transformations taking place in Czechoslovak society
Shot in the heart( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Its January 1977 and Gary Gilmore is about to become the first convicted murderer to be executed in a decade. Gary's youngest brother, Mikal, can help prevent the execution, but first he has to get to know the brother he barely remembers. Born of a brutal father, raised in a family haunted by death, religion and superstition, the brothers discover their shared past
Olivier Olivier by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only Olivier Duval's older sister doubts whether the young Paris street hustler her parents have embraced as their son is really her brother, who mysteriously disappeared six years before
Interrogation = Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( Visual )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 161 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 the 1950's Warsaw is victimized by a Stalinist government
 
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Agnieszka Holland Polish film director and screenwriter

Agnieszka Holland polnische Filmregisseurin und Drehbuchautorin

Agnieszka Holland polsk regissør

Agnieszka Holland polsk regissør og manusforfatter

Agnieszka Holland polska reżyserka i scenarzystka

Agnieszka Holland Pools filmregisseuse

Agnieszka Holland réalisatrice et scénariste polonaise

Agnieszka Holland réalisatrice polonaise

Agnieszka Holland regista e sceneggiatrice polacca

Agnieszka Hollandová

Agnieszka Hollandová polská filmová režisérka

Holland, Agnieszka

Holland, Agnieszka Irena.

Holland, Agnieszka Irena 1948-

Αγκνιέσκα Χόλαντ

Агнешка Голланд

Агнешка Холанд

Агнешка Холланд польский кинорежиссёр

Холланд, Агнешка

אגניישקה הולנד

אגניישקה הולנד תסריטאית פולנייה

הולנד, אנישקה

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آگنیشکا هولاند فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان لهستانی

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아그니에슈카 홀란트

홀란드, 아크네츠카 1948-

アニエスカ・ホランド

阿格涅絲卡·霍蘭

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