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Gajos, Janusz

Overview
Works: 225 works in 494 publications in 5 languages and 3,952 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Television mini-series  Interviews  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Author, Costume designer, Other, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Janusz Gajos
 
Most widely held works by Janusz Gajos
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to Kieslowski's Blue, 'Three Colours White' is an ironic black comedy that examines equality. It tells the story of Polish hairdresser Karol (Zbigniew Zamachwski), whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months, Dominique (played by Julie Delpy, 'Before Sunrise and Before Sunset') deserts him. Forced to begin afresh. Karol works on rebuilding his life while planning a dangerous revenge
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in Polish and held by 1,051 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 244 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 )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 209 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 163 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
Interrogation = Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 77 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 decalogue( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Polish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten short films, each based on one of the Ten Commandments
Pigs : plus, David's father by Robert N Munsch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 55 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 by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 55 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
Blue, white, red : three colors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 54 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 were 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
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
Psy = The pigs( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends, Olo and Franz, secret police agents from the former system, 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
The aquarium = Akwarium( Visual )

5 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
Drei Farben: Weiss( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 38 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! French and Polish with English subtitles
Ucieczka z kina Wolność = Escape from the Liberty Cinema by Wojciech Marczewski( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 28 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
Dekalog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Using the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, the ten hour-long films deftly grapple with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Also presented are the longer theatrical versions of the series' fifth and sixth films: A short film about killing and A short film about love
Ciało = Body by Małgorzata Szumowska( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Polish and German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she's still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who's dealing with her own loss in an unusual way
The decalogue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 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
To ja, złodziej( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Polish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy steals a limousine to gain entry into a gang of thieves, but he has second thoughts
Stajnia na Salvatorze( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 18 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
 
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Janusz Gajos attore polacco

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