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Kowalski, Władysław 1936-

Overview
Works: 91 works in 172 publications in 7 languages and 1,632 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Bible films  Television mini-series  Interviews  Science fiction films  History  Motion pictures  Fantasy films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Władysław Kowalski
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in Polish and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that a more advanced level of the game exists somewhere, she gives up her loner ways and joins a gang of explorers. Even if she finds the gateway to the next level, will she ever be able to come back to reality?
Dekalog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Using the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, the ten hour-long films deftly grapple with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Also presented are the longer theatrical versions of the series' fifth and sixth films: A short film about killing and A short film about love
Samson by Maurice Tourneur( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Polish and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Starring Jeffrey Scallon as Samson and Alyse Nicole as Delilah, Samson accurately follows the story as told in the book of Judges and uniquely depicts the rise, fall, and ultimate victory of the Old Testament judge who points to the Messiah, the eternal Savior of the whole world."
La double vie de Veronique = The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond. The two were born on the same day and each senses that somewhere there exists another person with whom their lives are intertwined
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Polish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These ten films, loosely based on the Ten Commandments, focus on the complexities of human relationships. The themes are the universal ones of love, marriage, infidelity, parenthood, guilt, faith and compassion
Dekalog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Using the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, the ten hour-long films deftly grapple with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Also presented are the longer theatrical versions of the series' fifth and sixth films: A short film about killing and A short film about love
Jarzebina czerwona = Red rowan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hopes and dreams of a young officer who has been promoted to Commander, plus a corporal and his commanding officer, are seen during a huge battle as the Polish allies and the Soviet army try to take back a Polish city from the Nazis
Mistrz i Małgorzata = Master and Margret( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by Mikhail Bulghakov, "Master and Margaret" is not only a story of devils visiting soviet and antireligious Moscow, of true and victorious love, of Jesus meeting Pontius Pilate ...-above all it is existing proof of a great and praiseworthy belief that the world after all, is not so bad, and the people, if only given a chance are simply good
Droga na zachód = Road to the West( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Multiple languages and Polish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old railroad worker and his assistant guide a train loaded with explosives to the western front. The journey is a perilous trek through rough terrain occupied by ruthless German soldiers, desperate deserters, and dangerous gangs seeking easy money
Mistrz i Małgorzata = The master and Margarita( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Polish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is not only a story of devils visiting soviet and antireligious Moscow, of true and victorious love, of Jesus meeting Pontius Pilate ... above all it is the exposition of a belief that the world after all, is not so bad, and the people, if only given a chance are simply good
Dekalog. the Decalogue( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Polish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dekalog. The Decalogue( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in Polish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segments 7 and 8 of ten films loosely based on the Ten Commandments. Dekalog 7: Six year old Ania is the object of a struggle for possession between her mother and her grandmother. Dekalog 8: Zofia, a university professor of ethics, is suddenly faced with her own past when a visiting Jewish-American researcher reveals that, as a child during the holocaust, she was refused sanctuary by a Catholic couple
To kill this love = Trzeba zabić tę miłość( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Polish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magda and Andrzej's romance is hindered by their financial constraints. As their relationship matures, Andrzej believes that the only way for their romance to survive is if he earns money through illegal means. A second story in the background is of a construction site guard who cannot shake off a persistent dog
The decalogue( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segments 4-7 of ten films loosely based on the Ten Commandments. Decalogue IV: Anka is a young drama student who has a close relationship with her widowed father. When he goes on a trip abroad Anka finds a letter revealing that he may not be her real father. Decalogue V: A psychotic youth, randomly and brutally murders a taxi-driver and is subsequently put on trial and found guilty. Decalogue VI: A young man falls in love with an older woman who lives in the flats across the courtyard. He watches her succession of lovers until she confronts him with a sexual invitation. Decalogue VII: Six-year-old Ania is the object of a struggle for possession between her mother and her grandmother
Kolumbowie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in Polish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rozstanie : komedia sentymentalna = Adieu jeunesse : comédie sentimentale by Wojciech J Has( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dekalog: Sieben( Visual )

6 editions published in 1990 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die fünfjährige Anna glaubt, daß ihre liebevoll für sie sorgende Großmutter Ewa ihre leibliche Mutter sei. In Wahrheit hat Ewas Tochter Majka das Kind als sechzehnjährige Schülerin geboren. Offiziell gilt Ewa als Mutter des Kindes. Majka, inzwischen Studentin, leidet unter der Situation und beschließt ihre Tochter zu entführen und mit ihr nach Kanada auszureisen
Love at twenty( Visual )

2 editions published in 1962 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of short films shot in France, Italy, Japan, Germany, and Poland that depict love or passion among young adults. Segments by various directors include: the pursuit of a girl by Truffaut's character, Antoine Doinel; a mistress keeping tight control over her lover; a disturbed factory worker who murders a beautiful student; a man who must take responsibility when a brief fling ends in pregnancy; and a soldier whose actions elicit different reactions from men and women
Wojciech Marczewski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zmory: Set in Galicia before World War I, the film tells the story of Mikolaj Srebrny, a sensitive boy who must submit to the harsh discipline of an Austrian school, his protest against the hypocrisy of his environment, first sexual experiences, the search for authorities and new ideas. Mikolaj graduates from grammar school and reaches the edge of adulthood, enriched by numerous experiences
 
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Alternative Names
Kowalski, Wladyslaw

Kowalski, Wladyslaw 1936-

Kowalski Wladyslaw 1936-2017

Kowalski, Wrodzimierz 1936-

Kowalski, Wrodzimierz 1936-2017

Władysław Kowalski acteur polonais

Władysław Kowalski Polish actor

Władysław Kowalski polnischer Schauspieler

Władysław Kowalski Pools acteur

Ковальский, Владислав

فلاديسلاف كوالسكي ممثل بولندي

ヴワディスワフ・コヴァルスキ

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