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Preisner, Zbigniew

Works: 458 works in 1,353 publications in 13 languages and 11,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Detective and mystery films  War films  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Melodrama  Fantasy films  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Instrumentalist, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Zbigniew Preisner
    Most widely held works by Zbigniew Preisner
    Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

    86 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A young woman is left devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child. She retreats from the world around her, but is soon reluctantly drawn into an ever-widening web of lies and passion as the dark, secret life of her husband begins to unravel. The first of a trilogy by Krzysztof Kieślowski, followed by 'White' and 'Red.'
    Europa Europa = Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

    31 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A Jewish boy, separated from his family at the age of thirteen, takes on various identities to hide his Jewish heritage
    La double vie de Veronique = The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

    58 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond. The two were born on the same day and each senses that somewhere there exists another person with whom their lives are intertwined
    When a man loves a woman by Percy Sledge( Visual )

    6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Alice and Michael are a passionate couple whose once-stable marriage is rocked by her increasing dependence on alcohol. As they strive to overcome this challenge, they discover a renewed sense of love and commitment
    The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

    36 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Orphaned Mary Lennox is sent back from India to live at her uncle's gloomy house on the Yorkshire moors - Wandering in the grounds one day, she finds a key to a secret garden - First published in 1911
    Fairy tale : a true story by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

    8 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    In the midst of World War I, two little English girls breathe some mystery, magic and belief into peoples' lives when they take pictures of fairies
    Anonyma : eine frau in Berlin = A woman in Berlin by Max Färberböck( Visual )

    13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II
    The beautiful country by Hans Petter Moland( Visual )

    3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Binh has grown up not knowing his parents, an American soldier and a Vietnamese woman. In an effort to find a better life he searches for his mother in Saigon before heading to New York City and later Houston
    Un secret by Claude Miller( Visual )

    12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A young boy who has a vivid imagination dreams up a brother for himself and a better past for his family. On his 15th birthday he finds his dreams shattered when he uncovers a shocking secret that ties his family to the Holocaust
    Silence, night and dreams by Zbigniew Preisner( )

    11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Krótki film ó milości = a short film about love by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

    22 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    An extended version of the televised series Decalogue (part 6). A young man falls in love with an older woman who lives across the courtyard in the same Warsaw apartment block. Kieślowski's interpretation of "Though shalt not covet."
    Aberdeen by Scottish Film Council( Visual )

    5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Follows a successful-but-unhappy London lawyer who goes on a road trip with her alcoholic father to visit her dying mother in a hospital in Norway
    Krótki film ó zabijaniu = A short film about killing by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

    15 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Polish and French and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Varsovia. Un taxista está lavando su coche. Jacek, un joven campesino de mirada turbia, vaga por la ciudad. Piotr, un estudiante de derecho, se prepara para hacer su último examen. Sus destinos se cruzan cuando Jacek coge un taxi para ir a los suburbios de la ciudad, donde asesina brutalmente al taxista golpeándolo con una piedra
    Between strangers by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

    7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Natalia is a photojournalist whose powerful image of a young girl has just been printed in a magazine. Catherine is a concert cellist whose wife-abusing father has just been released from jail. Olivia is a housewife who has devoted her life to caring for her wheelchair-boung husband. Each of these women have visions of the same small girl at moments when they are each forced to confront their pain and each finds a way back to salvation through living out a dream
    Damage by Louis Malle( Visual )

    22 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    "Stephen Fleming, parlementaire conservateur récemment promu Secrétaire d'Etat, est marié depuis 25 ans à Ingrid, avec laquelle il entretient une relation pleine d'affection. Ils ont deux enfants : Martyn, qui est à présent un brillant journaliste politique, et Sally, une adolescente à l'esprit vif et curieux. Il ne peut imaginer la tempête qui va s'abattre sur lui lorsqu'il fait la connaissance d'Anna Barton, amie de son fils, au cours d'une réception à l'Ambassade de France..." (Source : jaquette)
    Blue, white, red : three colors( Visual )

    3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    "A bold trio of stories about love and loss ... [that] was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 90s. The films are named for the colors of the French flag and stand for the tenets of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity--but that hardly explains their enigmatic beauty and rich humanity. Set in Paris, Warsaw, and Geneva, and ranging from tragedy to comedy, Blue, White, and Red ... examine a group of ambiguously interconnected people experiencing profound personal disruptions"--Container
    Bez końca = No end by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

    7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Antek was one of the few lawyers willing to take on political cases in a period of enforced martial law. Upon his unexpected death, Antek's wife Ulla struggles to cope with her grief. She eventually takes on the task of finding another attorney to take over one of her husband's cases to defend a man jailed for leading a labor strike. After connecting a colleague from Antek's past with the prisoner's wife, a series of mysterious signals make Ulla believe that Antek's ghost is warning her about the man chosen to replace him
    Live in Gdańsk by David Gilmour( Recording )

    8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    David Gilmour is the voice and guitar of Pink Floyd. This is his first ever solo live album and it captures the magic of his concert held in front of 50,000 people in the Gdansk shipyards
    Trois couleurs, blanc by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

    12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her
    Requiem for my friend by Zbigniew Preisner( Recording )

    25 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 9 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Program notes in English and German; texts in Latin, Polish, and romanized biblical Greek with English translation (19 p.) inserted in container
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    Alternative Names
    Kowalski, Zbigniew

    Kowalski, Zbigniew 1955-

    Kowalski, Zbigniew Antoni 1955-


    Priesner, Zbigniew

    Van den Budenmayer.

    Van Den Budenmayer & Zbigniew Preisner

    Van den Budenmayer, H. 1955-

    Zbigņevs Preisners

    Zbignew Preisner

    Zbigniev Preisner

    Zbigniew Preisner Composer

    Zbigniew Preisner compositeur de musique de films, chef d'orchestre

    Zbigniew Preisner compositore polacco

    Zbigniew Preisner polnischer Filmmusikkomponist

    Zbigniew Preisner polsk komponist

    Zbigniew Preisner polsk kompositör

    Zbigniew Preisner Pools componist

    Ζμπίγκνιεφ Πράισνερ πολωνός σκηνοθέτης

    Збигнев Прайснер польский композитор

    Збігнев Прайснер

    Прайснер, Збигнев

    זביגנייב פרייזנר

    زبیگنف پرایزنر آهنگساز لهستانی

    സ്ബിഗ്‌ന്യൂ പ്രൈസ്‌നർ

    ზბიგნევ პრაისნერი

    즈비그니에프 프레이스네르


    プレイスネル, ズビグニエフ



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