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Janda, Krystyna

Overview
Works: 210 works in 470 publications in 8 languages and 3,924 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Diaries  Trials, litigation, etc  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Creator, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Polish and French and held by 809 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
Mephisto by István Szabó ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama set in Germany before and during the Nazi period. A young provincial actor makes a bargain with the officials of the Third Reich. He betrays his wife, his mistress, and eventually his art, in exchange for fame. Eventually the circle of evil around him constricts, and he can no longer escape
Człowiek z Marmuru ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Man of marble" is about the attempts of a zealous young woman filmmaker to make a documentary about Mateusz Birkut, a bricklayer who in the early days of the Communist revolution in Poland, was hailed by the States as a national hero for his productivity feats and became as famous as any film star, only to disappear mysteriously from the record books in 1952. The filmmaker is determined to reveal what happened to Birkut and why
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Polish Solidarity strike takes place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. An alcoholic TV journalist is ordered to smear one of the Solidarity's key figures, coined the "man of iron."
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 10 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. The themes are the universal ones of love, marriage, infidelity, parenthood, guilt, faith and compassion and focus on the complexities of human relationships
Interrogation Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Elles by Małgorzata Szumowska ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalist researching an article on student prostitution for the French edition of ELLE magazine finds herself drawn to two young women. The stories these seemingly well-adjusted girls share force the middle-aged writer to examine her own life, family and sexuality
Man of iron ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Polish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strike by the Polish union Solidarity takes place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. An alcoholic TV journalist is ordered to smear one of Solidarity's key figures, nicknamed the "Man of Iron."
Dyrygent The conductor ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in Polish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In New York Jan Jasocki, a famous émigré conductor, meets Marta, a visiting musician who is also the daughter of his first love. Nostalgic and homesick for Poland after 50 years abroad, he returns to conduct a local orchestra--the same orchestra he began with years ago. Conducting in Poland, however, is not what he had dreamed, and the concert becomes mired in government schemes to milk the political advantages of his return
Tato Daddy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Polish and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his marriage falls apart, a father decides to kidnap his daughter rather than let the court award custody to his mentally ill wife
Na srebrnym globie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Polish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small group of cosmic explorers, leaves Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization. They do not realize that within themselves they carry the end of their own dream. They eventually die one by one, while their children revert to a primitive native culture, creating new myths and a new god
Eine blassblaue Frauenschrift ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in German and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Austria 1936. Leonidas Tachezy, an Austrian government official happily married to the daughter of a prominent family, receives an unsettling letter. Twelve years before, as a student in Germany, he had an affair with a Jewish woman. Now she is asking for his help in placing a half-Jewish eleven year old boy in an Austrian school. [Leonidas wonders if] the child is his. Should he help, and at a time when the Nazis are on the rise?"--Container
Zwolnieni z życia Dismissed from life ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Polish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1989, just as Soviet domination over Eastern Europe is ending, this drama tells the story of a Security Unit officer who is threatened with legal action by a dissident. In an attempt to save himself, he has the dissident's brother, Marek, beaten and left to die in the city dump. Brain surgery saves the young man's life but also results in total amnesia. Marek wanders the streets, seeking both shelter and answers to his questions. He finds refuge with an eccentric bagwoman and regains his memory. Meanwhile, his assailants pursue him, fearing he will testify against them
Bez znieczulenia Without anesthesia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in Polish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Jerzy, a famous journalist just returned from as assignment abroad. Despite his success, his wife leaves him for an obnoxious young writer and refuses to explain why. Against everyone's advice, Jerzy fights the divorce and searches in vain for an explanation for why she left. At the same time, Jerzy finds that he has fallen out of official favor, for reasons no less mysterious
Tylko się nie pchaj by Krystyna Janda ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in Polish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dekalog. the Decalogue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Polish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dekalog. The Decalogue ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Segments 1 and 2 of ten films loosely based on the Ten Commandments. Dekalog 1: A deeply moving story of the trust and affection between a father and his son. Dekalog 2: A lonely elderly hospital consultant is asked by a patient's wife to predict her husband's chances of survival as she is pregnant by another man
The decalogue ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of films that each use one of the Ten Commandments as a thematic springboard
Rewers : wszystko ma drugą stronę : czarna komedia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Polish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in Warsaw in the 1950s. Sabina, a quiet, shy woman who has just turned thirty, lives together with her mother and her ailing grandmother. Sabina lacks a man in her life, and her mother tries hard to find a husband for her. Many suitors arrive, but Sabina rebuffs them. Finally Bronislaw shows up out of nowhere and Sabina falls in love with him but when he reveals that he is a member of the secret police and wants Sabina to spy on her boss at the state-run publishing house, things go from bad to worse."-www.imdb.com
Czlowiek z zelaza L'homme de fer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Pologne, août 1980. Au moment où éclate la grève des chantiers navals de Gdansk, Winkel, un journaliste de radio-télévision, est chargé par les autorités de faire une enquête et un portrait d'un des leaders du mouvement, Maciek Tomczyk, afin de le compromettre. Ce dernier n'est autre que le fils du Birkut, le héros de l'homme de marbre. Étudiant engagé lors des manifestations de 1968, Maciek sera le témoin impuissant du meurtre de son père pendant les grèves ouvrières de 1970. Abandonnant alors ses études, il part travailler sur les chantiers navals et défie le pouvoir en militant pour la création de syndicats libres. Au fur et à mesure de son investigation, Winkel va se rapprocher de la cause des grévistes et assister finalement à la naissance du syndicat Solidarité--"--Conteneur
 
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Alternative Names
Janda, Krystina 1952-
Janda, Krystyna Jolanta 1952- Vollstaendiger Name
Languages
Polish (131)
German (39)
English (17)
French (11)
Spanish (3)
Hungarian (2)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)