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Pieczka, Franciszek

Works: 119 works in 248 publications in 7 languages and 1,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  War films  History  Action and adventure films  Melodrama  Comedy films  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Contributor, Other, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Franciszek Pieczka
Blizna = The scar by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious small town Polish communist official prepares to receive a delegation from Warsaw. At stake is a large fertilizer factory contract that would mean hundreds of jobs for a dirt poor rural province. But winning the contract creates more problems than it solves as politicians, environmentalists, and displaced citizens alike inadvertently plumb the gap between socialism and the anarchy of human nature. The builder turned reluctant factory director's "quiet conscience" becomes the moral center of a sprawling, Altmanesque tapestry of greed, conspiracy and grudge holding
Rękopis znaleziony w Saragossie by Wojciech J Has( Visual )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in Polish and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : le jeune Alphonse Van Worden, capitaine du Roi d'Espagne, se rend à Madrid en passant par des montagnes sauvages. En chemin, il rencontre deux princesses Maures qui lui dévoilent un mystère : il est le descendant d'une puissante famille Maure et aura à les épouser toutes les deux, mais auparavant il aura à subir une série d'épreuves
Jadup and Boel = Jadup und Boel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in German and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small town, everyone has tried to forget what happened shortly after WWII. That is, until a stranger finds a book that Jadup gave to the young refugee, Boel, over 30 years ago. This subject matter was considered so controversial by GDR authorities thatJadup and Boel℗ was banned and not released until 1988. Painful memories of the period after the war and of Boel and her disappearance begin to surface. Jadup, now the town's respected and popular mayor, remembers how he doubted and failed his friend Boel and when rumors of a rape arose, and some blamed a Russian soldier. He hadn't even noticed that Boel had been in love with him. Jadup's confrontation with the past gives him a new, critical view of his current situation and surroundings
Austeria by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in Polish and English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the first day of World War I, a group of Jews flee from the Cossack army in Polish Galicia and finds itself trapped overnight in a border inn. Relationships develop, love affairs are formed, the religious pray
The Land Beyond the Rainbow (Das Land hinter dem Regenbogen)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This harsh, yet poetic critique of Stalinism in East Germany centers on the mythical village of Stalina in 1953. The villagers legitimize injustice by glorifying the idea of real existing socialism at the same time as they experience their own destruction by the system. Only children, like the Rainmaker and Marie, still believe in the goodness of the people and in true love, and so he conjures a rainbow for her
A miracle in Cracow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hungarian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter grew up with his grandmother in Budapest, and her secret, a valuable book collection that was confiscated by the Nazi's including one very special book. Now a bookseller, Peter becomes obsessed with the book, and how to get it back
Jańcio Wodnik( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging peasant discovers that he is suddenly gifted with the power to make it rain, heal the sick, and cause water to flow upwards. He sets off to perform miracles for the local folk, who follow him and hang on his every deed
The Cradle = Gniazdo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Polish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the reign of Mieszko I, the first historical ruler of Poland, who became allies with Emperor Otto I and was victorious at Cedynia during the 10th century
The beads of one Rosary = Paciorki jednego różańca( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Habryk is a retired miner who lives with his son in the old family home. Communist officials want to do away with the old and move citizens to newly built apartments, but Habryka refuses despite cajoling from his family and threats from authorities
Matka królów = The mother of kings by Anna Wajs( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screen version of the novel by Kazimierz Brandys from 1957. A picture of Poland's modern history in the 1933-1956 period as viewed through the eyes of a widow rearing her sons
Wierna rzeka = the faithful river( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Polish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Polish uprising of January 1863 with a focus on the romance between a woman and a rebel, this story explores the tragedy of the rebellion and the heroism of the young
Die Narbe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Polish and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jańcio Wodnik = Johnnie Aquarius( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in Polish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jancio discovers that he has unusual talents. He has power over water. He can cure people with it. So he goes out into the world, following the voice of his destiny. He becomes tremendously popular and earns a fortune. But he can't bear the burden of fame, and he doesn't know how to be a 'Chosen one'. His luck leaves him and people stop believing in his talent. Jancio painfully endures the bitterness of his fall ..."--Containter
Tutajosok = Memories of a river( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Hungarian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1882, a young girl is mysteriously drowned in the river Tisza. Jewish raftsmen are accused of the crime. At the trial, one of sons of a religious Jew is forced by the district attorney to testify against his own father
La cicatriz( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Spanish and Polish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bednarz es el director de una empresa en medio del bosque, que se ve forzado a volver a la región de su juventud vencido y víctima de sus contradicciones y de una situación que no controla
Czterej pancerni i pies( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Polish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Przedstawia wojenne losy dzielnej załogi czołgu "Rudy" i psa Szarika. Sformowana daleko od okupowanej Polski załoga czterech pancernych przemierza szlak bojowy prowadzący do Berlina. Bohaterowie wiodą codzienne życie żołnierzy pełne niebezpieczeństw, czasem humorystycznych sytuacji
Kazimierz Kutz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Polish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sól ziemi czarnej: The story of the Silesian uprisings against German rule after WWI
La cicatrice by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bednarz se voit confier la direction de l'implantation d'un complexe chimique dans une petite ville de Pologne. Fort, décidé et honnête, Bednarz, malgré ses réticences à retourner dans la ville qu'il avait habité autrefois, se lance dans cette entreprise avec pour objectif de construire non seulement l'usine, mais un site où les gens vivront heureux. Rien ne se passe comme il l'avait prévu. Il démissionne, confronté à des pressions des habitants de la ville et des politiques
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Audience level: 0.52 (from 0.36 for The Cradle ... to 0.98 for La cicatri ...)

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Franciszek Pieczka acteur de théâtre, de cinéma et de télévision

Franciszek Pieczka actor polaco

Franciszek Pieczka Polish actor

Franciszek Pieczka polnischer Schauspieler

Franciszek Pieczka polsk skådespelare

Franciszek Pieczka polsk skodespelar

Franciszek Pieczka polsk skuespiller

Franciszek Pieczka polský herec

Franciszek Pieczka Pools acteur

Печка, Франтишек

Франтишек Печка польский актёр театра и кино

Францішек Печка

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