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Kadar, Jan

Overview
Works: 56 works in 143 publications in 7 languages and 1,915 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Obchod na korze by Jan Kadar ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film, set in a small Slovakian town, chronicles the relationship of an elderly, hard-of-hearing Jewish woman who owns a button shop, and the amiable but weak carpenter appointed by the Nazis as her Aryan controller. The first Czechoslavakian feature to win an Academy Award, this film achieves balance between comedy and tragedy, between a specific story and the universal theme of human responsibility
Stephen Crane's The blue hotel ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nebraska in the 1880's is bleak, lonely, and far from what the Wild West is purported to be. But for a naive Swedish immigrant, the frontier parlor of the blue hotel represent the quintessential western fantasy. No one can convince the Swede that his dime-store notions about the West are foolish. He sees murderous intentions all around him and in his terror he turns everybody against him; the story inevitably ends in tragedy. However, who is responsible? The negative Swede? Or the cliquish hotel guests?
The Angel Levine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A touching, humorous film about Morris Mishkin, an elderly Jew whose life experiences have left him an embittered agnostic. Into Mishkin's life floats Alexander Levine, a black Jewish angel, who must convince the old man that life has value else Levine will never earn his wings
Freedom road ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary Muhammad Ali stars as Gideon Jackson, a black slave freed in the final days of the Civil War. Educating himself, Jackson fights for the right to buy the land on which he once worked, struggling alongside white sharecropper Lait (Kris Kristofferson) who is to become his lifelong friend and ally
The blue hotel by Stephen Crane ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen Crane's story of the Swedish immigrant in the 1880's Nebraska hotel who brings tragedy on himself with his paranoia about the "Wild West."
Pearls of the Czech new wave ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With a wicked sense of humor and a healthy streak of surrealism, a group of Czech directors began to speak out about Communism's hypocrisy and absurdity. These six titles are express their thoughts from a remarkable time and place
Adrift ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1971 in Czech and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A fisherman saves a girl from drowning, altering the course of his life"--Container
Obchod na korzeh The shop on Main Street ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in Czech and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis
Lies my father told me ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about a six-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy, his Russian grandfather, his grandfather's aging horse, and the comic-tragic ambitions of the boy's Canadian-born father, who wants to become rich. Set in the late 1920s in Montreal's Jewish immigrant neighborhood
SMRT si řiká Engelchen Death is called Engelchen ( Visual )
in Czech and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Czech Nationals fight against the Germans in World War II. Includes a love story
Smrt si řiká Engelchen Death is called Engelchen ; directed by Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos ; screenplay, Elmar Klos, Ján Kadár ; production manager, Josef Ouzký ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a Czech resistance fighter convalesces in his hospital bed, he recalls the final days of World War II and remains steadfast in the search for Engelchen
The shop on the high street ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the key films of the Czechoslovak film renaissance of the Sixties. A portrait of 'everyday fascism' in which an old Jewish shopkeeper mistakes her 'Aryan controller' for a new assistant
Freedom road : screenplay by David Zelag Goodman ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Other side of hell ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An NBC World Premiere movie which was inspired by actual events. It is about a man who tries to be released from a hospital for the criminally insane after witnessing attacks on patients by guards
Le Miroir aux alouettes by Jan Kadar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1942, pendant loccupation. Dans un petit village de Slovaquie, Tono, un menuisier sans histoire, loin des idées fascistes, doit accepter la gérance dune mercerie, appartenant à une vieille Juive, Mme Lautmannnova, totalement ignorante des nouvelles lois raciales. Sourde, elle le prend pour un assistant. Tono finit par la protéger, jusquau jour où la population yiddisch est rassemblée sur la grand place pour être déportée Film bouleversant sur la culpabilité collective, une oeuvre phare des années 60
Il negozio al corso ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1965 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante l'occupazione nazista della Slovacchia un falegname ariano viene messo a proteggere la bottega di un'anziana ebrea, ma nonostante gli inviti dell'avida moglie non la denuncia e anzi le si affeziona. Quando arriva l'ordine di deportazione non sa se nasconderla o consegnarla: involontariamente ne causerà la morte e finirà per suicidarsi. (Mereghetti)
Das Geschäft in der Hauptstraße ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1965 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Obchod na korze Le miroir aux alouettes by Jan Kadar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Hungarian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The shop on Main Street by Jan Kadar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Czech and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Obchod na korze (1965) by Jan Kadar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. Unable to explain his position to Mrs. Lautman, Tono gradually accepts her belief that he is her assistant. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis
 
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Alternative Names
Kadár, Ján.
Kadár, János
Languages
English (53)
Czech (46)
Slovak (4)
German (2)
French (1)
Hungarian (1)
Italian (1)
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