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Gajos, Janusz

Overview
Works: 166 works in 360 publications in 5 languages and 3,512 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy films  Trials, litigation, etc  Romance films  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Contributor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Janusz Gajos
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Polish and held by 804 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
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and English and held by 694 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
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Three Colours White', a very funny and ironic black comedy, is the second film in Kieslowski's acclaimed trilogy based on the three ideals of the French Revolution. Karol, a Polish hairdresser, is divorced by his beautiful French wife Dominique and thrown onto the streets of Paris, penniless and with no passport. All seems lost until he meets a fellow Pole who ingeniously smuggles Karol back to Warsaw in a suitcase. Once there, Karol is determined to take revenge against his ex-wife. He deals successfully on the black market until he has enough money to put his plan into action, but he has'nt counted on love getting in the way of its perfect execution
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 224 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
Blue, white, red three colors ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 223 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 )
15 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 144 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 )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Polish and held by 58 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 47 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 )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 39 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 )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and Polish and held by 39 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 35 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 34 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
The decalogue ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and 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
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
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
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
The Decalogue. Dekalog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 18 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
Blanc by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Karol, un estilista polaco, se divorcia de su hermosa mujer francesa Dominique y es lanzado dentro de las calles de Paris, sin dinero ni pasaporte. Todo parece perdido hasta que conoce a un hombre polaco que ingeniosamente lleva a Karol de vuelta Varsovia de contrabando en una valija. Una vez ahi, Karol esta decidido a vengarse de su ex mujer. Así, realiza tratos exitosos en el mercado negro hasta que tiene el dinero suficiente para poner sus ideas en acción, pero no contaba con que el amor de interpondria en el camino de su perfecto plan."--Envase
 
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Polish (45)
French (42)
German (10)
English (10)
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