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Wajda, Andrzej 1926-

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Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
110 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,371 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 )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the massacre of 20,000 people (interned Polish officers as well as civilians accused of treason by the occupying Soviet forces) by the Soviet secret police at Katyń in the spring of 1940, and the cover-up that followed. Follows the fictional stories of four families, separated from one another in the confusion of September 1939, when the Soviets and Germans invaded Poland, through the Soviet occupation in 1945 when the truth of the massacre gets suppressed
Popiół i diament Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
62 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 847 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 553 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 )
56 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 453 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 )
25 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 429 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 Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
39 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is set in the last days of WWII. For Poland, this has meant that the German occupation was over and the Russian Communist influence had not yet asserted itself. It is a country in transformation. The people have been uprooted by the war and the country has not yet decided which political direction it will follow. This anchorless society is the backdrop for a morally ambiguous story. Poland was in transition, and from that chaotic center the changing emotions and loyalties of the central character Zbigniew Cybulski, who has been hailed as the Polish James Dean
Ashes and diamonds by Jerzy Andrzejewski( Book )
15 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maciek, a young Resistance fighter, is ordered to kill Szczuka, a Communist district leader, on the last day of World War II. Though killing has been easy for him in the past, Szczuka was a fellow soldier, and Maciek must decide whether to follow orders
Korczak by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2014 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 1930's Warsaw
Pokolenie A generation by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
18 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in Polish and No Linguistic content and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wajda, who fought for the Resistance during World War II, offers an unsentimental appraisal of heroism in the tale of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty Resistance leader. Barely out of their teens, he and his friends approach their first mission - like a game of cops and robbers
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Polish Solidarity strike at the Gadansk shipyard in the summer of 1980 is told through the eyes of an alcoholic TV journalist who's ordered to smear one of Solidarity's key figures-- the "man of iron."
Pan Tadeusz ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 216 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 )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 214 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 213 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 197 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
Ziemia obiecana The promised land ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Polish and held by 177 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
Kanal Canal ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in Polish and held by 157 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
Ziemia obiecana by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in Polish and Italian and held by 136 WorldCat member 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
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
Landscape after battle Krajobraz po bitwie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 133 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
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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 (401)
French (99)
English (91)
German (34)
Spanish (14)
Multiple languages (8)
Italian (8)
Japanese (3)
Portuguese (2)
Russian (1)