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Kawalerowicz, Jerzy 1922-2007

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Most widely held works by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Quo vadis. : Jerzy Kawalerowicz's film by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 165 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 )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in Polish and English and held by 141 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
Matka Joanna od Aniołow = Mother Joan of the angels by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 119 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
Pocia̧g = Night train by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 116 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
Faraon( Visual )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom, a power struggle develops between Ramses XIII, heir to the throne, and the high priest Herihor. Economic crises, hidden gold reserves, and an Assyrian military threat are woven into the intrigue
Mutter Johanna von den Engeln by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Book )

8 editions published in 1963 in German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matka Joanna od Aniołów by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 47 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
S̀mierc̀ prezydenta( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Polish and held by 39 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
Madre Juana de los Angeles by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pod gwiazda frygijska( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 23 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 19 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 )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 18 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
Śmierć prezydenta = Death of the president( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the historic moment of 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 Polish Republic. The film 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 assasinated by a fanatic Nationalist while opening an art exhibit
Pharaoh by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in Polish and German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gromada by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Book )

4 editions published in 1951 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ye xing lie che Pociag( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in Polish and Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pharaon la grande fresque de l'Egypte ancienne by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La XXe dynastie égyptienne agonise. Dès son accession au trône, Ramsès est bien décidé à redresser l'Egypte et asseoir son autorité. Afin de financer ses réformes, Ramsès réclame aux prêtres l'or qu'ils ont amassé et caché dans un labyrinthe secret du temple. Une lutte sans merci pour le pouvoir s'engage entre ce jeune pharaon ambitieux et les prêtres
Faraón( Visual )

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

Bronsteins Kinder nach einem Roman von Jurek Becker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Undetermined and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans lebt zusammen mit seinem Vater in einer kleinen Wohnung in Ost-Berlin. Eines Tages macht er eine grauenvolle Entdeckung: Sein Vater hält einen etwa gleichaltrigen Mann gefangen
Austeria by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Polish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tout le monde fuit le petit village de Galicie, aux confins de la monarchie austro-hongroise, des les premiers jours de la guerre mondiale. Tout le monde sauf le vieux Tag, qui ne veut pas quitter son auberge
 
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Alternative Names
Jerzy Kawalerowicz Film director, Screenwriter

Jerzy Kawalerowicz lengyel filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, 1922-2007

Jerzy Kawalerowicz Polish film director and screenwriter

Jerzy Kawalerowicz polnischer Filmregisseur

Jerzy Kawalerowicz polski reżyser i scenarzysta

Jerzy Kawalerowicz Pools filmregisseur

Jerzy Kawalerowicz regista e sceneggiatore polacco

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