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Wajda, Andrzej 1926-

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Most widely held works by Andrzej Wajda
Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
106 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georges Danton (Depardieu), the popular revolutionary leader returns to Paris when Robespierre (Pszoniak) has set up a dictatorship beginning the "Reign of Terror."
Katyn by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katyn is the story of Polish army officers murdered by the Russia secret police in the Katyn forest during the Second World War and the families who, unaware of the crime, were still waiting for their husbands, fathers, sons, and brothers to return. It is a film about the continuing struggle over History and memory, and an uncompromising exploration of the Russian cover up of the massacre that prevented the Polish people from commemorating those that had been killed
Popiół i diament Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains disc 3 of the three disc special ed. set from Andrzej Wajda
Broken silence by Luis Puenzo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five historical films about human courage, heroism, and triumph among the deepest of adversity during World War II
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polonia, septiembre de 1944. Los valientes soldados de un pequeño ejército de la Resistencia se ven forzados a ocultarse en los laberínticos canales de Varsovia tratando de escapar de la ofensiva nazi
Człowiek z Marmuru by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1976, a young woman in Krakow is making her diploma film, looking behind the scenes at the life of a 1950s bricklayer, Birkut. She studies his stint as a proletariat hero, how that heroism was created, and what became of him
Ashes and diamonds by Film Polski ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait of a young Polish nationalist assassin who, when World War II ends, finds himself living uncertainly, moving from echoing bars to seedy hotel rooms, finding comfort in a girl and crazy jokes
Korczak by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the true story of Janusz Korczak, a renowned physician and author who ran a home for Jewish orphans in 1930s Warsaw
Ashes and diamonds by Jerzy Andrzejewski ( Book )
11 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pokolenie A generation by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Polish and No Linguistic content and held by 361 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'
Ziemia obiecana The promised land by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in Polish and Italian and held by 309 WorldCat member 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
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By combining documentary and fictional footage, this film portrays the Polish Solidarity strike that took place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. Told from the perspective of an alcoholic television journalist working under orders to smear one of Solidarity's key figures, coined the "man of iron."
Pan Tadeusz ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A finales del s. XVIII, el amor entre el joven Tadeusz y la bella Zosia es la última unión entre dos grandes familias polacas enfrentadas: los Soplica, aliados de los rusos y los Horeszko, partidarios de la independencia
Eine Liebe in Deutschland A love in Germany by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a tragic love affair between a German shopkeeper's wife and a Polish prisoner of war, set in a small German village during World War II
Zemsta ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two 17th century aristocratic families, due to decline in their ancestral legacies, inhabit separate parts of a crumbling castle and thrive on making each other miserable. The feuding noblemen try to outwit one another for romance and control over their extravagant realm while their family members pursue their selfish interests of greed and lust. Thwarted lovers, mistaken identity, closed-door couplings and long simmering feuds abound in this delightful farce!"--Container
Człowiek z marmuru Man of marble ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Polish and English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Man of marble" is about the attempts of a zealous young woman filmmaker to make a documentary about Mateusz Birkut, a bricklayer who in the early days of the Communist revolution in Poland, was hailed by the States as a national hero for his productivity feats and became as famous as any film star, only to disappear mysteriously from the record books in 1952. The filmmaker is determined to reveal what happened to Birkut and why
Kanal Canal ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in Polish and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Begins on the 56th day of the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazis during World War II. A ragtag group of trained and untrained Resistance fighters hold on to the front line. They try to live a relatively normal life, and even find time to play the piano. They achieve small victories, but must retreat into the sewers in order to survive
Landscape after battle Krajobraz po bitwie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Polish Holocaust survivors, a Gentile political prisoner and a headstrong Jewish girl, begin a romantic relationships in the days after their liberation by the Allies
Wszystko na sprzedaż by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Polish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Inspired by the death of Polish actor Zbigniew Cybulski, [the film] focuses on the behind-the-scenes lives of a director and his actors when they are disrupted by the mysterious murder of their leading man ... Film fiction mixes with reality as some of the actors play themselves"--Container
Samson by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Polish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological study of Jakub Gold, a Polish Jew imprisoned for killing a schoolmate in a brawl. He is released from prison at the outbreak of World War II, only to be confined to the Warsaw ghetto. Escaping the ghetto, he is confined--by the fear of being Jewish in a world hostile to Jews
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Alternative Names
Andrzej Wajda
Vaĭda, Andzheĭ 1926-
Vajda, Andžej.
Vajda, Andžej 1926-
Waida, Anjei.
Wajda, Andrei
Wajda Andrei 1926-....
Wajda, Andrej 1926-
Wajda, Andrzej A.
Wajda, Andrzey 1926-
Вайда, Анджей 1926-
ワイダ, アンジェイ
Polish (386)
French (95)
English (89)
German (37)
Spanish (10)
Italian (8)
Multiple languages (7)
Russian (1)
Slovenian (1)