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Łomnicki, Tadeusz 1927-1992

Overview
Works: 184 works in 381 publications in 6 languages and 2,515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Film adaptations  Political films  Coming-of-age films  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Short films  Teen films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Scenarist, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tadeusz Łomnicki
 
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Człowiek z Marmuru = Man of marble by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in Polish and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes the form of an investigation into a man's life through recollections of several characters. A filmmaker uncovers the explosive facts behind a once-celebrated worker's elevation to 'stardom, ' his subsequent downfall and disgrace, and his eventual disappearance."--Container
Przypadek = Blind chance by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing an unclear future, Witek, an earnest young Polish medical student, chooses to put his education on hold. What happens next spawns into three successive scenarios in which Witek's catching or missing a train gives him three different futures. Whether as an idealistic Communist Party member, an ambivalent dissident. or a devoted healer and husband, the young Pole's destiny is shaped by a troubled present poised to engulf him
Pokolenie = A generation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Polish and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty resistance leader. As he and his friends help escapees during the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the innocence of a generation is lost under the grueling conditions of war. The first in what has come to be known as the director's 'war trilogy'
Przypadek = Blind chance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Polish and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling drama about the difficulty of reconciling political ideals with personal happiness. This unforgettable film follows Witek, a medical student with an uncertain future in Communist Poland; the movie dramatizes Witek's journey as a series of different possibilities, suggesting that chance rules our lives as much as choice. First suppressed and then censored by the Polish government
A generation by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stach is a wayward teen living in squalor on the outskirts of Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Guided by an avuncular Communist organizer, he is introduced to the underground resistance--and to the beautiful Dorota. Soon he is engaged in dangerous efforts to fight oppression and indignity, maturing as he assumes responsibility for others' lives. A coming-of-age story of survival and shattering loss, A Generation delivers a brutal portrait of the human cost of war
Potop = The deluge( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Swedish army's 17th century invasion of Poland is intertwined with the love story of Andrzej and Oleńka
Pan Wołodyjowski = Colonel Wolodyjowski( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1668, broken-hearted and full of despair after the death of his beloved, Colonel Wołodyjowski, the premier swordsman of Poland, decided to change his uniform for a monk's habit. Together with a friend, he tried to defend the south-east of Poland against the Turks, but when they were betrayed by the nobility, the two knights, bound by their vows, blew up the fortress and perished in its ruins
Niewinni czarodzieje( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome but insensitive young doctor spends his evenings playing jazz in a small club, and having one-night stands. One night he invites a young girl to his room and they spend the night talking. In the morning, she has disappeared ... or has she?
Pan Tadeusz : czyli ostatni zajazd na Litwie, historia szlachecka z r. 1811-1812 we dwunastu księgach wierszem by Adam Mickiewicz( )

3 editions published in 1999 in Polish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five from Barska Street( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Multiple languages and Polish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of five juvenile delinquent friends are put on probation after a robbery in post-war Warsaw. The friends find themselves torn between reforming and the fact that they don't seem to be able to stop stealing and causing problems
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Polish and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty resistance leader. As he and his friends help escapees during the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the innocence of a generation is lost under the grueling conditions of war
The decalogue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 3 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
The Krzysztof Kieslowski Collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scar: A small Polish town anticipates the arrival of a delegate from Warsaw. At stake is a contract with a large fertilizer factory which would provide hundreds of jobs for the impoverished community
Rec̨e do góry : dramat = Hands up : drama( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Polish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-Sixties, former Medic Academy students meet at a reunion of the tenth anniversary of their graduation. Encouraged by a letter from an absent friend, a group of four men and a woman decide to visit him
Ambulance( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in Polish and No Linguistic content and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this haunting short fiction film, a group of Jewish children and their teacher are herded into an ambulance by Nazis; the vehicle, ordinarily representing comfort and safety, becomes the group's death chamber. Morgenstern's presentation of the incident serves as a metaphor for the horror of the Holocaust and provides a powerful trigger for discussion of the disturbing issues raised by the film. The figure of the children's teacher specifically parallels Janusz Korčak (1879-1942), a famous Jewish educator who ran an orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto and died with his young charges at Treblinka
Niewinni czarodzieje by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrzej divides his time between his medical practice at a boxing arena, constant dating and playing jazz. When he meets Pelagia, he first considers her yet another sexual conquest, but after actuallly talking to her, he realizes that he has fallen for her. But how does she feel?
Stajnia na Salvatorze( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gestapo arrest and torture a member of the Polish resistance. He must save his girlfriend, who has also been captured, and his fellow resistance fighters from the same fate. Bonus features include director and cast biographies
Ambulance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic film depicts the essence of the Holocaust in one single incident: the gassing of unsuspecting, innocent school children, using an ambulance to lead them to their death. The ambulance, symbol of good, is used for evil as the viewer enters the phantasmagoric world of evil and watches the reactions of the children, their teacher and the German executioners. Unencumbered by dialogue, the film uses only the visual to create a story of lasting impact." --Container
The Decalogue. Dekalog by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three 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 all segments (but the last)--unifies the films. The last segment (Decalogue X) is the only comedy. Decalogue VIII. 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. Decalogue IX. Roman is told that he can no longer have children, and that he is impotent. He becomes convinced that his wife has a lover, an obsession which nearly drives him over the edge. Decalogue X.A dark comedy in which two estranged brothers are reunited at their father's funeral and inherit his valuable stamp collection
Spotkania teatralne by Tadeusz Łomnicki( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pokolenie = A generationA generation
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Tadeusz Łomnicki acteur polonais

Tadeusz Łomnicki Polish actor

Tadeusz Łomnicki polnischer Schauspieler

Tadeusz Łomnicki Pools acteur (1927-1992)

Ломницкий, Тадеуш

تادئوش ومنیتسکی بازیگر و کارگردان لهستانی

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A generation