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Skolimowski, Jerzy

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Most widely held works by Jerzy Skolimowski
Nóż w wodzie = Knife in the water by Roman Polanski( Visual )

66 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three people completely isolated for 24 hours aboard a weekend pleasure boat
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En Londres vive Anna (Watts), una partera, que atiende a una prostituta que muere al parir la noche de Nochebuena, sin poder hacer nada para salvarla. Anna se queda conmocionada, y decide averiguar quién era esta madre muerta que trajo un niño al mundo en fecha tan significativa. Tratará de encontrar a la familia de la mujer pero en su investigación se sumerge, sin proponérselo, en el mundo de la delincuencia, tráfico de personas y esclavitud sexual en el que está involucrada la mafia rusa
White nights by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikolai Rodchenko, a Russian ballet dancer who defected from the Soviet Union years ago, finds himself back in the motherland--trapped--thanks to an emergency airplane landing. The Soviets do not imprison him, however; they hope to score a propaganda victory by 'persuading' him to become Russian again. That is why he is sent to Siberia, to Raymond Greenwood and his Russian wife Darya. Greenwood is an American tap dancer who defected to Russia in opposition to the Vietnam War. Nikolai makes Raymond realize how limited his life is in the USSR, and together they hatch a plan to evade their KGB minders, escape to the American Embassy and eventually the US
Essential killing by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the story of a man, captured in the desert by American forces, who finds himself transported to a nameless European country. He manages to escape into the vast frozen woodland, a world away from the desert home he knew. Forced into extreme survival mode, he must kill anyone who strays into his path
Die Faelschung by Bruno Ganz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions
Knife in the water by Jerzy Skolimowski( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mesmerized( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of an ill-fated marriage that ended with a mysterious death. 18-year-old Victoria wanted to see the world and experience life outside of her orphanage. Oliver Thompson, a middle-aged merchant, wanted a wife and family. In an arranged marriage, Victoria joined Oliver "till death do part." Now she stands trial for murder
Moonlighting by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Polish builders from Warsaw arrive in England with their foreman, Nowak, the only one of them who speaks English, to renovate the Kensington home of a rich fellow Pole. The only problem is timing
Niewinni czarodzieje( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in Polish and held by 96 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?
Komeda : a soundtrack for life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krzysztof Komeda, jazz pianist and film composer. With compositions like the lullaby for "Rosemary's Baby" from Roman Polanski, Komeda succeeded in writing his own chapter in the history of soundtracks. As a jazz musician he gained cult-status in Poland. As a film composer he made it into Hollywood's first ranks. But there his career came to a sudden end. The film essay 'Komeda -- A soundtrack for a life" is a reflection on Komeda's soundtracks, which changed the common film scores forever. It is a contemporary document about the attitude to life in a time of social, political and cultural change after war, about work and exodus of Polish artist in the 50s and 60s. Directors who worked with Komeda and who are also friends will talk about him: Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski, Henning Carlsen and Andrzej Wajda. His wife, Zofia Komeda, and his sister, Irena Orlowska, remember him
11 minutes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a city in Warsaw, a sleazy film director "auditions" a married actress in a hotel room; a hot dog vendor goes about his work while concealing a dark secret; a motorcycle-driving drug runner trysts with a clients' wife; and a young man plots an ill-advised robbery
Deep end by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15-year-old Mike takes a job at the local swimming baths, where he becomes obsessed with an attractive young woman, Susan, who works there as an attendant. Although Susan has a fiancé, Mike does his best to sabotage the relationship, to the extent of stalking both her and her fiancé. Mike becomes increasingly desperate to have Susan for himself, with tragic results."--Container
The Shout by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an English asylum inmate, who has the power to dominate and control a village, and bring death with a scream
Rec̨e do góry : dramat = Hands up : drama( Visual )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in Polish and held by 40 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
The Lightship by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The storm-tossed, suffocatingly close world of a lightship is the setting for the age-old struggle of good and evil. The captain must protect his men against an invading gang led by a man without scruples
Der Start; Protokoll by Jerzy Skolimowski( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torrents of spring( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young aristocrat finds himself torn between the pure love of an innocent young woman and a wealthy married temptress
Die Fälschung = Le faussaire by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in German and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un reporter en mission à Beyrouth découvre l'horreur de la guerre et refuse de remettre son article à son rédacteur... Film honnête et audacieux destiné à attirer l'attention sur le conflit..." (Adav)
Torrents of spring by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young aristocrat finds himself torn between the pure love of an innocent young woman and a wealthy married temptress
Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of Skolimowski's semi-autobiographical Andrzej Leszczyc films. Rysopis revolves around a day in the life of Andrzej Leszczyc. His dog has been bitten by a rabid dog, his mistress is discontented, the conscription board has finally caught up with him and because he's dropped out of the university, he's going to do two years in the navy
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Nóż w wodzie = Knife in the water
Alternative Names
Jerzy Skolimowski cinéaste polonais

Jerzy Skolimowski director polaco de cine

Jerzy Skolimowski lengyel filmrendező

Jerzy Skolimowski Polish film director, screenwriter, dramatist and actor

Jerzy Skolimowski Polnischer Filmregisseur und Schauspieler

Jerzy Skolimowski regisseur

Jerzy Skolimowski regista polacco

Skolimowski, Jerzy Jurek 1938-

Skolimowski, Yurek 1938-

Йежи Сколимовски

Сколимовский, Ежи

Єжи Сколімовський Польський кінорежисер, актор, сценарист і художник

Եժի Սկոլիմովսկի

ירצי סקולימובסקי

סקולימובסקי, ירז'י 1938-

جرزی اسکولیموسکی

ജെഴ്സി സ്കൊളിമോസ്ക്കി

스콜리모브스키, 예르지 1938-

제르지 스콜리모우스키

イエジー・スコリモフスキ

スコリモフスキ, イエジー

傑齊·史柯里莫斯基

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