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Kawalerowicz, Jerzy 1922-2007

Overview
Works: 102 works in 236 publications in 8 languages and 989 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Political films  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Scenarist, Creator, Performer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Jerzy Kawalerowicz, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Matka Joanna od Aniołow Mother Joan of the angels by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 164 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 by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 158 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 )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Polish and held by 96 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 1997 and 2006 in Polish and held by 69 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Polish and held by 38 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
Austeria The Inn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 36 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
Madre Juana de los Angeles by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faraon ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical film from the period of the reign of Pharaoh Ramses XIII
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
Pocia̧g by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Polish and French and held by 21 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 20 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
Mutter Johanna von den Engeln by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Real end of the great war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in Polish 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 )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in Polish 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
Mutter Johanna von den Engeln : Nachtzug : zwei Filmtexte by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mutter Johanna von den Engeln : zwei Filmtexte by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faraón by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in Spanish and Polish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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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Languages
Polish (112)
Spanish (11)
German (6)
French (6)
English (5)
Russian (3)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)