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Kowalski, Władysław 1936-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 190 publications in 7 languages and 1,653 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, Performer, Narrator, 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Polish and held by 767 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 186 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?"--IMBd
Dekalog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 133 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Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face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 Gianfranco Parolini( 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."
The double life of Veronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 43 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 )

1 edition published in 1999 in Polish and held by 37 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 35 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 30 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
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
Droga na zachód = Road to the West( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Multiple languages and Polish and held by 20 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
La double vie de Veronique = The double life of Véronique( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Polish and English and held by 17 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
The Decalogue. Dekalog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents four short films inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex. An onlooker--the mysterious Young man appearing in each segment--provides the unifies the films. 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 an apartment 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
Dekalog. the Decalogue( Visual )

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

Dekalog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 13 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
Dekalog. The Decalogue( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Polish and held by 13 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
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Decalogue is a 1989 Polish television drama series directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and co-written by Kieslowski with Krzysztof Piesiewicz. It consists of 10 one-hour films, each of which represents one of the Ten Commandments and explores possible meanings of the commandment, often ambiguous or contradictory, within a fictional story set in modern Poland. The entire 10 episode mini series is featured on the first five discs. Disc Six is a bonus DVD that features a documentary on director Krysztof Kieslowski. Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
To kill this love = Trzeba zabić tę miłość( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 11 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
Dekalog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Polish and held by 11 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
 
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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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