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Gajos, Janusz

Overview
Works: 191 works in 397 publications in 5 languages and 3,594 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Costume designer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious tale of a hapless Polish man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him because of his performance in the bedroom. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Polish and held by 813 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 between 1993 and 2011 in French and held by 256 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
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Decalogue is a 1989 Polish television drama series directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and co-written by Kieslowski with Krzysztof Piesiewicz. It consists of 10 one-hour films, each of which represents one of the Ten Commandments and explores possible meanings of the commandment, often ambiguous or contradictory, within a fictional story set in modern Poland. The entire 10 episode mini series is featured on the first five discs. Disc Six is a bonus DVD that features a documentary on director Krysztof Kieslowski. Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Zemsta ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 205 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 152 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
Trois couleurs, blanc by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and held by 103 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
Psy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Polish and held by 57 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
Trois couleurs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rouge] The story of a beautiful young woman and her meeting with an unusual stranger, a meeting that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy
Zakochany anioł Angel in love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 49 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
Drei Farben: Weiss ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Pole Karol und seine französische Frau Dominique stehen vor dem Scheidungsrichter. Dominique behauptet, die Ehe sei nicht vollzogen worden. Karol stimmt zu. So werden sie geschieden, und Karol verliert alles, was er besaß: die Liebe, seine Frau und seinen Friseusalon, in dem all seine Ersparnisse stecken. Jetzt steht er ohne Geld da: ohne Geld, ohne Papiere, erniedrigt und verletzt - und in den Augen der Polizei ein Brandstifter. In einem Koffer versteckt, kehrt Karol nach Polen zurück. Er hat nur ein Ziel, reich zu werden und sich an seiner Frau rächen. Doch dann ist das Glück zu ersten Mal auf seiner Seite. Er gewinnt etwas, woran er schon lange nicht mehr geglaubt hatte
Interrogation Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 40 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
The aquarium Akwarium ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama based on the true story of the career and defection of a top Soviet military spy
Psy The pigs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Polish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends, Olo and Franz, secret police agents from the former saystem, are trying to find their place in the changing political scene in Poland. Olo receives an offer to join a gang involved in the amphetamine trade. Franz becomes an officer for a criminal unit within the police force. Despite their differences, they continue to be friends. They use Olo's contacts to break up the drug ring
Trois couleurs by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The decalogue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 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
Three colours trilogy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krzysztof Kieslowski's multi award winning trilogy is a landmark of world cinema. 'Three Colours Blue', 'White' and 'Red' have been acclaimed as masterpieces by critics and audiences the world over. The films, co-written by Kieslowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicxz, with whom he also wrote the epic 'Dekalog' cycle, explore the French Revolutionary ideals of freedom, equality and brotherhood, and their relevance to the contemporary world
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 decides to join his family in UK but is refused passport beacuse he fought in the Polish forces in the West in WWII. One of his patients suggests robbing a bank to get money for buying the passport. Security guard gets wounded and the doctor faces the dilemma whether to help him and get caught by police
 
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Languages
Polish (51)
French (27)
German (14)
English (9)
Multiple languages (1)