WorldCat Identities

Janda, Krystyna

Overview
Works: 213 works in 493 publications in 8 languages and 3,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Diaries  Trials, litigation, etc  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, 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 808 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 )
51 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the story of an ambitious provincial actor through the rise of Nazi Germany. A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons
Człowiek z Marmuru by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Polish and French and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1976, a young woman in Krakow is making her diploma film, looking behind the scenes at the life of a 1950s bricklayer, Birkut. She studies his stint as a proletariat hero, how that heroism was created, and what became of him
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By combining documentary and fictional footage, this film portrays the Polish Solidarity strike that took place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. Told from the perspective of an alcoholic television journalist working under orders to smear one of 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 238 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
Człowiek z marmuru Man of marble ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Polish and English and held by 199 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
Interrogation Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 139 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 114 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
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Polish and held by 78 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 54 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 50 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 49 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 39 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
Bez znieczulenia Without anesthesia ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Polish and held by 37 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
Zwolnieni z życia Dismissed from life ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Polish and held by 34 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
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
Man of iron ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Polish and held by 25 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."
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. I-III = Dekalog. I-III ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Segments 1, 2 and 3 of ten films loosely based on the Ten Commandments. Decalogue I: A deeply moving story of the trust and affection between a father and his son. Decalogue II. 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. Decalogue III. On a dark wintry Christmas Eve, Janusz is persuaded by his former lover to drive her all over Warsaw in search of her missing husband
 
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Alternative Names
Janda Krystina 1952-....
Janda, Krystyna Jolanta 1952-
Languages
Polish (134)
German (38)
English (17)
French (7)
Spanish (3)
Hungarian (2)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)