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Seweryn, Andrzej

Works: 123 works in 261 publications in 6 languages and 3,391 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Personal narratives‡vFrench  War films  Historical films  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Andrzej Seweryn
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in French and held by 915 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 )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton (Depardieu), the popular revolutionary leader returns to Paris when Robespierre (Pszoniak) has set up a dictatorship beginning the "Reign of Terror."
Vous n'avez encore rien vu = You ain't seen nothin' yet by Alex Réval( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on two works by the playwright Jean Anouilh, this film opens with a who's-who of French acting royalty being summoned to the reading of a late playwright's last will and testament. This is an alternately wry and wistful valentine to actors and the art of performance from a director long fascinated by the intersection of life, theater and cinema
Zemsta( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 205 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
Ziemia obiecana The promised land( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Polish and held by 176 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
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 175 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 )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Polish and Spanish and held by 154 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
Ziemia obiecana by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in Polish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretation of a classic epic depicting the changes in values ushered in by the industrial revolution. Three friends build a factory in Lodz but are sidetracked by local politics and a dangerous love affair
Lucie Aubrac by Claude Berri( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, this is the dramatic tale of a husband and wife along with their associates in the French Resistance during several months of 1943
Généalogies d'un crime = Genealogies of a crime by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the case of Hermine van Hug, a 1920s psychoanalyst who believed that criminal tendencies are formed at age five and who labeled her nephew a murderer before he reached adolescence. The nephew proved her right by strangling her
Bez znieczulenia Without anesthesia( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in Polish and held by 57 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
Nights and days Noce i dnie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the second half of the 19th century, this film is a realistic picture of a society doomed to slavery, exile, and confiscation of property. A family history is played against the background of political events up to 1914, a time of crisis for old values and the birth of modern capitalism
Na srebrnym globie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in Polish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small group of cosmic explorers leaves Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization on the moon. 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
Dyrygent The conductor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in Polish and held by 52 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
La condanna The conviction( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in Italian and held by 51 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
Le mariage forcé by Molière( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sganarelle a cinquante-trois ans et ceci ne l'empêche pas de vouloir épouser une jeune fille, Dorimène, fille d'Alcantor. Cette dernière y voit l'opportunité de s'affranchir du pouvoir paternel qui lui pèse. Après avoir consulté son ami Geronimo, sur la question de son mariage, Sganarelle va demander conseil à deux éminents philosophes, Pancrace, le docteur aristotélicien et Marphurius, le docteur pyrrhonien. Surprenant une conversation entre Dorimène et son amant Lycaste, Sganarelle se rend compte qu'on se joue de lui et il décide de ne pas se marier. Pourtant, le frère de sa fiancée, Alcidas, ne l'entend pas ainsi et veut se battre en duel avec lui. Comme Sganarelle refuse, il le roue de coups de bâton jusqu'à ce qu'il consente à épouser Dorimène. La musique des entrées de ballets fut composée par Jean-Baptiste Lully
La Révolution française( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 22 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
Généalogies d'un crime Genealogies of a crime( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist takes in her orphaned nephew Rene. Believing he possesses the personality of a killer, she begins to observe him carefully. A decade passes and the woman is killed. Rene 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 Rene's guilt and so begins an investigation of Didier's group
Cyrano de Bergerac un spectacle de la Comédie Française by Andy Sommer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 16 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
Dom Juan ou Le festin de Pierre by Agnès Delarive( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Juan est un infidèle coureur de jupons libertin et blasphémateur. Accompagné par son serviteur Sganarelle, il multiplie les conquêtes, nobles comme servantes, et les abandonne toutes
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Alternative Names
Seweryn, Andrzej Teodor.