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Kawalerowicz, Jerzy 1922-2007

Overview
Works: 97 works in 263 publications in 7 languages and 1,045 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  War films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Political films  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Scenarist, Performer, Creator, Dedicatee, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
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Matka Joanna od Aniołow Mother Joan of the angels by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

40 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 176 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
Quo vadis. Jerzy Kawalerowicz's film by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of love between a Roman Patrician and a Christian daughter of a Barbarian Commander set in Ancient Rome at the time of the Great Fires, Nero's tyranny and the persecution of Christians
Austeria by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Polish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early in World War I, a group of Orthodox Jews flee from the Cossack army. A secluded country inn becomes their temporary refuge, where emotional attachments, brief love affairs, and even a renewed faith in humankind inspire them
Pocia̧g Night train( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Polish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerzy, a man running from the authorities, and Marta, who's trying to escape her spurned lover, end up in the same sleeper berth on an overnight train. Passengers become a frenzied rumor-fueled lynch mob when police board looking for an escaped killer
S̀mierc̀ prezydenta( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in Polish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rebirth of Poland after World War I. The newly organized National Assembly elected Gabriel Narutowicz, a professor returning home from Switzerland to enter public life, as the first president in the history of the Polish Republic. Shows the turmoil leading to Narutowicz's election by a National Assembly divided between Polish Nationalists and the minorities, comprising one third of the population. A few days after the election the president was assassinated by a fanatic Nationalist while opening an art exhibit
Mutter Johanna von den Engeln by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in German and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faraon by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical film from the period of the reign of pharaoh Ramses XIII
Austeria The Inn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the first day of World War 1, a group of Jews flee form the Cossack army in Polish Galicia and finds itself trapped overnight in a border inn. Relationships develop, love affairs are snatched, the religious pray
Mère Jeanne des anges : roman by Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocia̧g by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Polish and French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerzy, a man running from the authorities, and Marta, who's trying to escape her spurned lover, end up in the same sleeper berth on an overnight train. Passengers become a frenzied rumor-fueled lynch mob when police board looking for an escaped killer
Pod gwiazda frygijska( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the follow-up to the acclaimed Cellulose, a mature Szczesny falls in love for the first time against the backdrop of tension between the Polish government and the labor movement. This is a depiction of a true working-class hero
Cień( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot consists of an investigation into the life of a man found dead after having been hurled from a train. As security agents, policemen and a medical examiner begin to piece together his identity, three accounts emerge: one set during World War II, one in the immediate aftermath of the war and one in contemporary Poland. In each, the victim seems to have been a mysterious, ambiguous presence, of shifting loyalties and suspicious connections, who set himself against the ruling powers of the time
Real end of the great war( Visual )

2 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young architect and his new bride find their lives torn apart when he is deported to a concentration camp soon after their wedding, and his bride falls for another man after fearing her new husband is dead. Bonus features include director and cast biographies
Pociag The night train( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in Polish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman suffering from an inner crisis buys a ticket from a stranger and finds herself in a "Men Only" sleeping car with an unhappy doctor. Then the police board the train in search of a killer
Faraon Pharaoh( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Spanish and Polish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom, a power struggle develops between Ramesses, heir to the throne, and the high priest Herhor. Economic crises, hidden gold reserves, and an Assyrian military threat are woven into the intrigue
Pociag Train de nuit by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une place dans un wagon-lit à destination de Varsovie achetée à la sauvette lie d'une manière inattendue une jeune femme à un homme d'âge mur. Martha cherche à rompre, tandis que Jerzy, chirurgien, est bouleversé par la mort d'une adolescente sur sa table d'opération. La nouvelle d'un meurtre et de la présence de l'assassin dans le train vont venir troubler leur voyage
Le train de nuit by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Polish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" Une place dans un wagon-lit à destination de Varsovie achetée à la sauvette lie d'une manière inattendue une jeune femme à un homme d'âge mûr. Martha cherche à rompre tandis que Jerzy, chirurgien, est boulversé par la mort d'une adolescente sur sa table d'opération. Le nouvelle d'un meurtre et de la présence de l'assassin dans le train vont venir troubler leur voyage... "
Pharaoh( Visual )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom, a power struggle develops between Ramesses, heir to the throne, and the high priest Herihor. Economic crises, hidden gold reserves, and an Assyrian military threat are woven into the intrigue
Mère Jeanne des Anges by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in Polish and French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adaptation par le poete Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz de la celebre affaire des possedees de Loudun
Bronsteins Kinder nach einem Roman von Jurek Becker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jerzy Kawalerowicz Film director, Screenwriter

Jerzy Kawalerowicz polnischer Filmregisseur

Jerzy Kawalerowicz Pools filmregisseur

Jerzy Kawalerowicz regista e sceneggiatore polacco

Кавалерович, Ежи

Єжи Кавалерович

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イェジー・カヴァレロヴィチ

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