WorldCat Identities

Koman, Jacek 1956-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 118 publications in 2 languages and 11,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Musical films  Western films  History  Science fiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacek Koman
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian, an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine, queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Children of men by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Defiance by Edward Zwick( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
Breath( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There have been plenty of good surfing documentaries, but very few good dramas about the sport - a short list on which "Breath" instantly earns a prominent spot."--Variety
Son of a gun by Julius Avery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After breaking out of a maximum-security prison, Brendan Lynch, Australia's most notorious criminal, enlists 19-year-old JR to accompany him and his crew on a gold heist that promises to deliver millions. However, as things start to go wrong, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian (McGregor), an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine (Kidman), queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Romulus, my father by Richard Roxburgh( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Raimond Gaita's critically acclaimed memoir, this film tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is, ultimately, a story of impossible love that celebrates the unbreakable bond between a father and a son
Jack Irish( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an Australian aid-worker is kidnapped by Muslim extremists, a high-stakes race to save his life pits East against West in these exciting new episodes. From the island of Mindanao in the Philippines to Melbourne, Jack Irish is caught in a global web of religious zealotry among right-wing Christians and media-savvy jihadists
Moulin Rouge!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian (McGregor), an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine (Kidman), queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Implementing an IBM/Cisco SAN by Jon Tate( )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moulin Rouge by John Huston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2001 version: Christian, an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine, queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
4 movie marathon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waterworld: In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities called atolls. When a mysterious drifter/adventurer known as the Mariner gets caught up in the struggle between the evil Deacon and a young girl and her adoptive mother, he finds himself catapulted into an explosive war of good vs. evil
The sound of one hand clapping( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tasmania, 1954: Slovenian migrant Melita abandons her husband and young daughter, Sonja. Sonja's distraught father perseveres in his new life in a new country, but he is soon crushed into an alcoholic despair, and Sonja herself abandons him at the earliest opportunity. Now nearly 20 years later, a single and pregnant Sonja returns to Tasmania's highlands and her father in an attempt to put the pieces of her life back together"--Container
Shopping by Mark Albiston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1981, this lyrical coming-of-age drama charts the self-discovery of a half-Samoan teen who escapes his volatile father through the petty crime of a charismatic gang
What I have written( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sorel's relationship with her husband Christopher seems to be on the brink of recovery when he is struck down by a stroke. As he lies in a coma, Sorel is given the manuscript of a novella secretly written by Christopher. She is shocked to discover that not only is it a barely disguised account of their marriage, but it also reveals Christopher's infidelity with a woman they had recently met in Paris. Seeking the truth about her husband's life sends her on a darkly erotic journey
Children of men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the year 2027, eighteen years since the last baby was born, disillusioned Then becomes an unlikely champion of the human race when he is asked by his former lover to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as quickly as possible. In a thrilling race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miracle the whole world has been waiting for."--Case slick
Children of men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the year 2027, eighteen years since the last baby was born, disillusioned Then becomes an unlikely champion of the human race when he is asked by his former lover to escort a young pregnant woman out of the country as quickly as possible. In a thrilling race against time, Theo will risk everything to deliver the miracle the whole world has been waiting for."--Case slick
Moulin Rouge ; Australia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moulin Rouge: Christian (McGregor), an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine (Kidman), queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Jungle by Greg McLean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival
 
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Alternative Names
Jacek Koman

Jacek Koman acteur polonais

Jacek Koman actor australiano

Jacek Koman aktor polski, działający w Australii

Jacek Koman attore e cantante polacco

Jacek Koman penyanyi Australia

Jacek Koman polnischer Schauspieler und Sänger

Jacek Koman Pools acteur

Jacek Koman ureueng meujangeun asai Australia

Τζάκεκ Κόμαν

Яцек Коман

Яцэк Коман

יאצק קומן

جاسيك كومان

جاسک کومان

ジャセック・コーマン

杰克·科曼

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