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Polart Distribution Centre

Overview
Works: 44 works in 50 publications in 3 languages and 371 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Personal narratives‡vPolish 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Polart Distribution Centre
Matka Joanna od Aniołow = Mother Joan of the angels by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Polish and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This allegory of good vs. evil, chastity vs. passion, is based on actual events. The Mother Superior of a seventeenth century Polish convent comes to desire the priest investigating demonic possession among the nuns
Kingsize = Kingsajz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Polish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows a young scientist in the contemporary world, who actually came from the world of dwarves, thanks to a magic potion, held by the Big Eater, ruler of the dwarves
The beads of one Rosary = Paciorki jednego różańca( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 31 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
Operation arsenal = Akcja pod arsenalem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A reconstruction of one of the boldest operations performed by the underground Polish Home Army in occupied Warsaw during World War II. The elite "Gray Ranks" freed 31 prisoners who were being transported to the Pawiak prison. This heroic act strengthened the resolve of the Polish People in the face of their Nazi occupiers"--Container
Love forgives all = Milośc ci wszystko wybaczy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Polish cabaret singer Hanka Ordonowna, from her humble beginnings to her success, her heroic efforts during WWII, and her tragic death
Ostatni etap = The last stage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Polish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accurate recreation of actual events experienced by Wanda Jakubowska, the film's director, at Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II
Big brawl = Wielka wsypa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-packed story concerning the rise and fall of a notorious Polish criminal during the first years after communism. As the new Polish government and economy struggle to stay afoot, mobsters and crooks take advantage of the financial chaos
Życie rodzinne = Family life by Krzysztof Zanussi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A design engineer returns to his family home after six years in Warsaw. While living in the dilapidated country mansion, he must come to terms with his alcoholic father, his deranged sister, and his own life
Zezowate szczęście = Bad luck by Andrzej Munk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in Polish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan, a middle-aged, nondescript everyman, desperately wants to remain in prison, though the state says it is time for him to go. As he tells his life story of hard luck and misfortune, covering the years from 1930 to 1950, it is clear that he has been so busy trying to please others that he never noticed the enormous changes happening around him
Z Archipelagu Gułag( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Polish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shattering documentary on the tragic fate of nearly two million Polish soldiers and civilians deported to dozens of Soviet labor camps mostly in Siberia between 1937 and 1955, the forgotten victims of the Stalinist reign of terror that claimed over forty million human lives. Interviews with survivors and witnesses are interpersed with rare, previously unavailable, archival footage of life in the gulags and the film crew's visits to some of those locations. The main part is followed by an epilogue documenting an exhumation of skulls and bones from one of the hundreds of identified mass graves
Kornblumenblau( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Polish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story of a Polish musician who survived the concentration camps because he could play Kornbumenblau on the accordion
Zaklęte rewiry = Pacific Hotel( Visual )

in Polish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he advances in his career at the Pacific Hotel during the thirties, Roman Boryczko finds love and friendship but also learns painful lessons in living
Trójkąt Bermudzki = The Bermuda triangle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henryk, a doctor from Cracow, Ludwik, a lawyer from Łódź, and Jarek, a Gdańsk auto repair shop owner, have known each other for most of their lives. Their friendship is deep and unconditional. They share a love for mountain climbing. As middle aged men they thought that they had finally achieved success. They were comfortable, had money, social position but all was not well. Henryk's daughter became the victim of blackmail; Ludwik became a victim of intrigue set up by his wife and her lover; and Jarek developed serious financial problems. In these troubled situations the three friends counted on eache other. They plan the perfect crime with alibies to the smallest detail. Is the perfect crime possible?
Dziwne przygody Koziołlka Matołka( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange adventures of Matołka the goat
Janosik = Yanosik( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yanosik, a legendary hero of the Tatra Mountains, is chief of a band of outlaws. The band robs the rich and helps the poor who are oppressed by the leige lords
Poszukiwany, poszukiwana( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanisław, młody historyk stuki, chcąc uniknąć kłopotów w pracy postanawia ukryć się do czasu wyjaśnienia sprawy. W tym celu przebiera się za kobietę i zaczyna pracować jako gosposia. Często zmieniając pracodawców, musi sobie radzić w nawet najbardziej nieoczekiwanych sytuacjach
Déja vu( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Polack, a professional assassin of Polish origin, is hired in 1925 to go from Chicago to Odessa for a job. An enthusiastic welcome hampers his efforts and soon another assassin is sent after Polack. Another enthusiastic welcome continues the cycle
Volga-Volga : kinokomedii︠a︡ = a musikal comedy( Visual )

in Russian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical comedy about the competition, battles, and ultimately, love between the leaders of two factions in a small Volga town warring over who will be invited to a musical talent show in Moscow
Człowiek na torze = Man on the tracks by Andrzej Munk( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engine driver is found slumped across train tracks in the middle of the night. Characters who knew the man investigate his death, each relating their own interpretation. This classic of anti-Stalinism film examines the problems of 1950s Poland
Holocaust znaczy zagłada: Żydzi polscy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three short documentaries on the life of Polish Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto. The first two films are historical footage and photographs from the period. The first two are filmed in b & w and third in color. The final film follows a man's walk through Poland
 
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