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Seweryn, Andrzej

Works: 246 works in 508 publications in 7 languages and 3,838 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Swashbuckler films  Educational films  Internet videos  Religious films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Andrzej Seweryn
Most widely held works by Andrzej Seweryn
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in French and English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans l'Indochine des années trente, Éliane dirige avec son père une plantation d'arbres à caoutchouc. Elle a adopté Camille, une princesse annamite orpheline, qu'elle considère comme sa propre fille. Mais le destin va mettre leur amour à dur épreuve. Jean-Baptiste, un jeune officier français, dont Éliane est follement amoureuse, gagne le cœur de Camille. Au même moment, sur fond du nationalisme ambiant, sont perpétrés les premiers attentats contre les Français."--Boîtier
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film centers on Georges Danton ... the popular revolutionary leader, who returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre ... and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." In direct opposition to the government and Robespierre, Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution. What begins as a public cause, soon turns into a personal conflict between Danton and Robespierre. Robespierre subsequently has Danton arrested for treason and France's one voice for peace faces the guillotine"--Cassette container
Ziemia obiecana = The promised land by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

38 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 314 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
Vous n'avez encore rien vu = You ain't seen nothin' yet by Alain Resnais( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Antoine d'Antgac, célèbre auteur dramatique, convoque par-delà sa mort, tous les amis qui ont interprété sa pièce "Eurydice". Ces comédiens ont pour mission de visionner une captation de cette oeuvre par une jeune troupe. L'amour, la vie, la mort, l'amour après la mort ont-ils encore leur place sur une scène de théâtre? C'est à eux d'en décider. Ils ne sont pas au bout de leurs surprises."
Zemsta( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 212 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
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mahabharata (which can be translated as 'The Poetical History of Humanity') is an epic tale of two sets of cousins: the Pandavas, the five sons of Pandu, the king of Hastinapura, and the Kauravas, the one hundred sons of Pandu's brother, Dhritarashtra. The eldest brother of each set of cousins claims the throne of Hastinapura for himself and a struggle arises between them. At first the kingdom is divided, but, as a result of a rigged gambling match, the eldest of the Pandavas, Yuddhishtira, loses his half, and he and his brothers are forced into exile for thirteen years, after which time they will be given back their kingdom. However, when the eldest of the Kauravas, Duryodhana, refuses to do so the two sets of cousins gather their armies and go to war
Pan Tadeusz( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Polish and Spanish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A grand and patriotic tale of Poland's struggle for freedom just before Napoleon's war with Russia. Written in poetic style by Adam Mickiewicz, this story follows two feuding Polish families as they overcome their old conflicts and petty lives. However, they are able unite as one with the patriotic and rebelious efforts to free the country they deeply love from Russian control."--Container insert
Lucie Aubrac by Claude Berri( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the French Resistance, Lucie, a courageous wife, struggles to save her husband, Raymond Samuel, from a firing squad. He was arrested after blowing up a train during the war. Lucie is also a freedom fighter who goes by the moniker of Aubrac. She helps free Raymond by directly threatening a prosecutor. After his release, Raymond is given a new identity and sent to continue the fight in the North. Unfortunately, he is again arrested. This time he is given the death penalty. While he awaits his sentence in jail, Lucie tries to trick the Gestapo into giving other Resistance members the chance to save Raymond
Généalogies d'un crime = Genealogies of a crime by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist takes in her orphaned nephew René. Believing he possesses the personality of a killer, she begins to observe him carefully. A decade passes and the woman is killed. René is arrested for the crime. Dr. Georges Didier claims he saw the crime, which happened during a bizarre group-therapy session that he hosted. But lawyer Solange isn't convinced of her client René's guilt and so begins an investigation of Didier's group
Na srebrnym globie by Andrzej Żuławski( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Polish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small group of cosmic explorers, leaves Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization. They do not realize that within themselves they carry the end of their own dream. They eventually die one by one, while their children revert to a primitive native culture, creating new myths and a new god
Dom Juan by Marcel Bluwal( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Juan is a brigand of hearts, and the despair of both Sganarelle, his servant, and of his upright father who repeatedly rescues him from his scrapes. He has abandoned his latest conquest, the beautiful Elvire, and is now pursued by her brothers, who have sworn to kill him. Sailing, capsizing, lovemaking, disguising, and rescuing follow as merry rake Dom Juan proceeds with his endless progress. As a joke, Dom Juan insists that a statue, gracing the tomb of one of his recent victims be invited to dinner. Amazingly, the statue nods its acceptance, and so begins libertine Dom Juan's end
Bez znieczulenia = Without anesthesia( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Polish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Jerzy, a famous journalist just returned from as assignment abroad. Despite his success, his wife leaves him for an obnoxious young writer and refuses to explain why. Against everyone's advice, Jerzy fights the divorce and searches in vain for an explanation for why she left. At the same time, Jerzy finds that he has fallen out of official favor, for reasons no less mysterious
La condanna = The conviction( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a man and a woman find themselves locked in a museum overnight, their companionship quickly escalates into a night of uncontrollable loving-making. Sandra brings rape charges against Lorenzo after he reveals he has been holding the keys to the museum the whole time
Nights and days = Noce i dnie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Polish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nights and Days uses notes written and filmed during summer 2006 as a personal account of the experience of war. The first part, which resembles yet is not a diary of war, oscillates between day-shots and night-shots and features a soundtrack expressing the idea of time passing, awaiting, interrogations and fears experienced in such an unusual time. The second part is a journey to south Lebanon which was devastated during that war. It alternates between peaceful landscapes and ruins and destruction accompanied only by music, as no words could express this devastation. Nights and Days questions the relation between image and sound and also reflects on notions of 'beauty' and 'horror'. Most of the images show 'beautiful' urban or natural landscapes, where only a detail betrays the presence of war and its violence
Dyrygent = The conductor by Bruno Monsaingeon( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Polish and French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York Jan Jasocki, a famous émigré conductor, meets Marta, a visiting musician who is also the daughter of his first love. Nostalgic and homesick for Poland after 50 years abroad, he returns to conduct a local orchestra--the same orchestra he began with years ago. Conducting in Poland, however, is not what he had dreamed, and the concert becomes mired in government schemes to milk the political advantages of his return
Le mariage forcé by Molière( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sganarelle, a wealthy older man, has proposed to Dorimene, a flirtatious young woman. Assailed with second thoughts, he consults with his friend, a couple of philosophers, and even a pair of fortune tellers. Convinced he will become the butt of marital infidelity, he struggles to break the engagement until Dorimene's brother gives him a sound beating, which convinces him to keep his commitment
La Révolution française by Robert Enrico( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the États-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when King Louis XVI lost all his authority and was put in prison). The second part carries the story through the end of the terror in 1794, including the deaths by guillotine of Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Danton, and Desmoulins
Letters & music by Frédéric Chopin( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of the soulful poet/philosopher and expert duelist named Cyrano who falls in love with the fair Roxanne, but is ashamed to woo her because of his huge nose. Instead he writes love letters for slow-witted, but handsome Christian in order to win her hand for him. She falls deeply in love with the author, but doesn't know they were written by Cyrano
Różyczka( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in Polish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1960s. The Communist Party, suspecting a popular professor and writer to be a "camouflaged Zionist," pressures a secret policeman to disgrace him. Colonel Rozek enlists his girlfriend, who works at the University, to spy on the professor. Not particularly interested in serving communism but eager to please Rozek, Kamila accepts the mission, reporting under the code name "Little Rose."
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Andrzej Seweryn actor polaco

Andrzej Seweryn aktor i reżyser polski

Andrzej Seweryn aktoro

Andrzej Seweryn attore polacco

Andrzej Seweryn Polish actor

Andrzej Seweryn polnesche Schauspiller

Andrzej Seweryn polnischer Schauspieler

Andrzej Seweryn Pools acteur

Seweryn, Andrzej Teodor.

Αντρζέι Σεβερίν

Анджей Северин польский актёр

Анджей Северин польський актор

Северин, Анджей

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אנדריי סוורין

אנדריי סוורין שחקן פולני

آندری سورین