Pszoniak, Wojciech 1942-
Most widely held works about Wojciech Pszoniak
Most widely held works by Wojciech Pszoniak
Danton ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution.
Strike ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 286 libraries worldwide
"An illiterate single mother, Agnieszka Kowalska is a Socialist "heroine of labor" for working long hours as a shipyard welder ... until her superiors deny compensation to the widows of 21 workers killed in an industrial disaster. Risking her job, her life, and the love of her son to defy the bureacracy, Agnieszka inspires the largest labor strike in world history ... and becomes a national hero."--Container.
Chaos ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Undetermined and French and held by 272 libraries worldwide
A bourgeois woman forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-her-luck French prostitute.
Korczak ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Tells the true story of Janusz Korczak, a renowned physician and author who ran a home for Jewish orphans in 1930's Warsaw.
Ziemia obiecana The promised land ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Polish and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"Three friends hope to build a factory but their plans are quickly jeopardized by local politics and one of the partner's dangerous love affair."--Container.
Austeria ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Polish and held by 72 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.
Bittere Ernte Angry harvest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"It is a wartime story  that is both a character study and a mesmerizing cat and mouse game between a Polish Catholic farmer and a Jewish woman who has escaped a train bound for the Nazi death camps. Set in Silesia during WWII, the drama unfolds with the concealment of the woman by the wealthy, sexually repressed farmer, and moves through various stages of power and powerlessness on both sides. The battle between the two is dispassionate yet haunting in its portrayal of this ill-fated relationship."--Blurb.
Ziemia obiecana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Polish and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Interpretation of a classic epic depicting the changes in values ushered in by the industrial revolution. Three friends build a factory in Lodz but are sidetracked by local politics and a dangerous love affair.
Ziemia obiecana ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Three industrialists representing different ethnic groups in Poland, build a textile factory in Lodz at the turn of the century, but encounter problems with overworked, underpaid workers.
Austeria The Inn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 37 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.
Diabeł The devil ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Polish and held by 29 libraries worldwide
An 18th century nobleman is freed by a mysterious stranger from jail, after he conspires against the king. In return, the stranger wants a list of the nobleman's conspirators, and a partner on a journey of countless acts of brutal violence.
The cradle Gniazdo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A look at the reign of Mieszko I, the first historical ruler of Poland, who became allies with Emperor Otto I and was victorious at Cedynia during the 10th century.
Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Novembre 1793 : C'est l'année noire de la Révolution. Retiré à la campagne depuis l'été, Danton rentre à Paris où ses amis le pressent d'intervenir. La tension monte, le peuple a faim. Quatre mois plus tard, Danton et ses partisants monteront à l'échafaud.
Pszoniak & Co. czyli Towarzystwo Dobrego Stołu by Wojciech Pszoniak ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Polish and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The Wedding Wesele ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in Polish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Starring D. Olbrychski, A. Łapicki, W. Pszoniak ... et al.
Angry harvest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A Polish farmer falls in love with a Jewish woman who has escaped with her family from a train bound for a concentration camp and he hides the fact that her husband is still alive.
Chaos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Bourgeois couple Hélène and Paul witness Malika, a young prostitute, being attacked by thugs and Paul immediately speeds off. Remorseful, Hélène tracks down Malika in the hospital. As she nurses Malika back to health, Malika tells Hélène a shocking story of how she was turned into a sex slave by a vicious criminal organization. Hélène and Malika join forces to double-cross her pimps and gets both her freedom and her revenge.
L'atelier ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Videorecording of a theatrical production of L'atelier. Just after World War II, a woman working at a small tailor shop in Paris waits for news about her husband, who presumably died in a concentration camp.
Notturno ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Presents 2 versions of the film directed by Fritz Lehner of the last days of the composer Franz Schubert. Udo Samel plays Franz Schubert in these film biographies that present a grim look at the darker side of the legendary composer. Schubert is released from a hospital-asylum after being treated for a sexually transmitted disease. After visiting his strict father, he goes to live with his wealthy friend Schober. Franz is followed by Kajetan, the crippled beggar he befriended during his hospital stay.
Korczak : das Portrait eines der größten Humanisten des letzten Jahrhunderts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Actors Biographical films Biographical films Biography Business and politics Comedy films Danton, Georges Jacques,--1759-1794 Drama Feature films Feature films Female friendship Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Foreign films France France--Paris Historical films Historical films History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Industrialists Industrial revolution Jewish physicians Jews Jews, Polish Korczak, Janusz,--1878-1942 Labor disputes Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Motion pictures, French NSZZ "Solidarność" (Labor organization) Poland Poland--Gdańsk Poland--Warsaw Political science Prostitutes Przybyszewska, Stanisława,--1901-1935 Reign of Terror (France : 1793-1794) Revolution (France : 1789-1799) Revolutionaries Revolutionaries--Biography Reymont, Władysław Stanisław,--1867-1925 Robespierre, Maximilien,--1758-1794 Sansculottes Shipbuilding industry--Employees Strikes and lockouts--Shipbuilding industry Values Video recordings Wajda, Andrzej,--1926- World War (1914-1918)
Psoniak, Wojtek, 1942-
Pszoniak, Wojtek, 1942-
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