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Skolimowski, Jerzy

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Works: 195 works in 458 publications in 8 languages and 5,123 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Actor, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Dedicatee, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog, Interviewee, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.G3, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jerzy Skolimowski
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
Nóż w wodzie Knife in the water by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged journalist and his wife invite a young male hitchhiker aboard their sailboat for a Sunday outing in the Polish lake district, and trouble ensues
Nóż w wodzie by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in Polish and English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of three people completely isolated for 24 hours aboard a weekend pleasure boat
White nights by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and French and held by 482 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 )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 289 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in German and English and held by 251 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
Moonlighting by Jerzy Skolimowski ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Poles are sent to London by their boss to fix up his house there. Only one of them speaks English, and when he hears of the declaration of martial law back home in Poland, he decides not to tell his fellow workers for fear that they will not finish the job
Knife in the water by Jerzy Skolimowski ( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mesmerized by Jodie Foster ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 124 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
Niewinni czarodzieje ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 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?
Torrents of spring by Jerzy Skolimowski ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young aristocrat finds himself torn between the pure love of an innocent young woman and a wealthy married temptress
Deep end by Jerzy Skolimowski ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De 15-jarige Mike krijgt een baantje als schoonmaker in een openbaar badhuis en wordt hopeloos verliefd op zijn oudere collega Susan
The Lightship by Jerzy Skolimowski ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 53 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
The Shout ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 47 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
Der Start; Protokoll by Jerzy Skolimowski ( Book )
7 editions published in 1968 in German and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ręce do góry Hands up ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Polish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This legendary film, banned in Poland for fourteen years tells the story of a group of physicians who meet at a class reunion. During a trip to visit an absent classmate they confront their bitter memories of the Stalinist period
Shocked ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ensuing love triangle combines passion and deception in a way that can only lead to murder in nineteenth century New Zealand
Jerzy Skolimowski ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in Polish and held by 19 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
Quatre nuits avec Anna by Jerzy Skolimowski ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Témoin du viol d'Anna, Léon, un garçon extrêmement timide, devient obsédé par celle-ci. Il passe son temps à la guetter de jour comme de nuit. Un soir, il finit par sintroduire dans l'appartement dAnne par la fenêtre qu'elle laisse entrouverte. Alors Léon s'installe sur son lit, l'observe dans son sommeil, s'imprègne de son univers. Où s'arrêtera-t-il ?... Le grand retour de Skolimowski, qui signe un chef-d'oeuvre
Weapons of the Falklands conflict by Bryan Perrett ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: a mismatched couple on their way to spend a weekend on the yacht, pick up a hitch-hiker. Fiction and tension develop
 
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Skolimowski, Jerzy Jurek, 1938-
スコリモフスキ, イエジー
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