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Gajos, Janusz

Overview
Works: 149 works in 451 publications in 6 languages and 3,695 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Short films  Filmed interviews  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Contributor, Costume designer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Janusz Gajos
 
Most widely held works by Janusz Gajos
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

91 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krzysztof Kieslowski's trilogy of the human condition in contemporary French society, with each film drawing its theme from a color in the French flag: liberty (Bleu), equality (Blanc) and fraternity (Rouge)
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Polish and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Blue, white, red three colors( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 286 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
Zemsta( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 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
Chopin desire for love( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tangled web of unruly passion lies at the center of this drama, chronicling the stormy affair between the great piano virtuoso Frederic Chopin and the flamboyant feminist writer Aurore Dupin, who called herself George Sand."--Container
Psy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In gritty, post-Communist Poland an honest, no-nonsense cop (and former KGB agent) is assigned to clean up the burgeoning Polish mob before it grows too powerful, but his job is threatened by superiors wary of his former Communist ties
Interrogation Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banned for eight years, Interrogation is a scathing condemnation of political systems that resort to any sort of torture to crush dissent. A cabaret singer in 1950's Warsaw is victimized by a Stalinist government
Zakochany anioł Angel in love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angel Giordano, unable to return to heaven, stays optimistic while living with so many unhappy humans on earth. But Giordano is deeply shocked with his first experience of 'maleness' and old friends in heaven take pity on him, arranging a meeting with the only person on earth who can help Giordano overcome his deep sadness. Giordano discovers that love on earth brings great[er] happiness than he ever experienced in heaven."-- Container
The aquarium Akwarium( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama based on the true story of the career and defection of a top Soviet military spy
The Decalogue. Dekalog by Krzysztof, 1941-1996 Kieslowski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Polish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents four short films inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex. An onlooker--the mysterious Young man appearing in each segment--provides the unifies the films. Decalogue IV: Anka is a young drama student who has a close relationship with her widowed father. When he goes on a trip abroad Anka finds a letter revealing that he may not be her real father. Decalogue V: A psychotic youth, randomly and brutally murders a taxi-driver and is subsequently put on trial and found guilty. Decalogue VI: A young man falls in love with an older woman who lives in an apartment across the courtyard. He watches her succession of lovers until she confronts him with a sexual invitation. Decalogue VII: Six-year-old Ania is the object of a struggle for possession between her mother and her grandmother
Ucieczka z kina Wolność Escape from the Liberty Cinema by Wojiech Marczewski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set just before Poland's communist regime came to an end, the central character is a movie censor, a tired, lonely man, whose wife has left him and who finds himself unable to control the situation when the actors of the film he is screening rebel and refuse to speak their lines. When someone notices the resemblence to Woody Allen's Purple Rose of Cairo, they run that film but a mixup causes the American characters to enter the Polish film
The decalogue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 4 short films, inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex
Stajnia na Salvatorze( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gestapo arrest and torture a member of the Polish resistance. He must save his girlfriend, who has also been captured, and his fellow resistance fighters from the same fate. Bonus features include director and cast biographies
To ja, złodziej( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy steals a limousine to gain entry into a gang of thieves, but he has second thoughts
Tam i z powrotem( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Polish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1965 communist Poland a doctor cannot get a passport to leave Poland and join his wife and daughter living in the UK. Due to his war past and fighting on the side of the Polish government in exile in London he is on a black list of the communists ruling the country. One of his patients suggests robbing a bank to purchase passports and he is confronted with a moral dilemma
Przedwiośnie The spring to come( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Polish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cezary Baryka lives in Baku. He wants to become a petrol engineer. When he is in love for the first time, the Revolution enters the city. His friends, his girlfriend and his mother die. Cezary, persuaded by his father, leaves for Poland. Here, during the war with Bolsheviks, he saves his friend's life. After the war, invited by the saved friend to his family estate, Cezary hopes for peaceful life. Meanwhile, more than one beautiful woman falls in love with him. Baryka is torn - his internal voice tells him what he shouldn't do, but doesn't tell him what he should do. Until one day
Fuks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Polish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year old Aleks thinks up a mysterious plan of conning a certain influential businessman, who made his fortune in a less than honest way. He meets the young, effective and full of temper Sonia, who is also involved in some way with the businessman. Will she stop Aleks' plan from working out?
Żółty szalik The yellow scarf( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Polish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melancholic story, set during a joyous Christmas season, follows an older man's hopeful attempt to repair his history of relationships damaged by his drinking
Szczęśliwego Nowego Jorku Happy New York( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Polish and German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire about 6 Poles who cross the Atlantic to find fame, fortune and the American Dream. Though they live on the edge of poverty they send videotapes back to Poland showing their prosperity
Czterej pancerni i pies( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Polish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Przedstawia wojenne losy dzielnej załogi czołgu "Rudy" i psa Szarika. Sformowana daleko od okupowanej Polski załoga czterech pancernych przemierza szlak bojowy prowadzący do Berlina. Bohaterowie wiodą codzienne życie żołnierzy pełne niebezpieczeństw, czasem humorystycznych sytuacji
 
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Janusz Gajos attore polacco

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Janusz Gajos polsk skuespiller

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