Kawalerowicz, Jerzy 1922-2007
Most widely held works about Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Most widely held works by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Matka Joanna od Aniołow Mother Joan of the angels ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Polish and held by 87 libraries worldwide
This allegory of good vs. evil, chastity vs. passion, is based on actual events which occurred at a convent in Loudun, France. In the movie the Mother Superior of a seventeenth century Polish convent comes to desire the priest investigating demonic possession among the nuns.
Quo vadis. Jerzy Kawalerowicz's film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Tells the tale of love between a Roman Patrician and a Christian daughter of a Barbarian Commander set in Ancient Rome at the time of the Great Fires, Nero's tyranny and the persecution of Christians.
Austeria ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Polish and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Early in World War I, a group of Orthodox Jews flee from the Cossack army. A secluded country inn becomes their temporary refuge, where emotional attachments, brief love affairs, and even a renewed faith in humankind inspire them.
Pocia̧g Night train ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in Polish and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Jerzy, a man running from the authorities, and Marta, who's trying to escape her spurned lover, end up in the same sleeper berth on an overnight train. Passengers become a frenzied rumor-fueled lynch mob when police board looking for an escaped killer.
Quo vadis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A recent adaptation of a famous novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz about the birth of Christianity in ancient Rome during the rule of notoriously cruel and depraved emperor Nero.
S̀mierc̀ prezydenta ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Polish and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The rebirth of Poland after World War I. The newly organized National Assembly elected Gabriel Narutowicz, a professor returning home from Switzerland to enter public life, as the first president in the history of the Polish Republic. Shows the turmoil leading to Narutowicz's election by a National Assembly divided between Polish Nationalists and the minorities, comprising one third of the population. A few days after the election the president was assassinated by a fanatic Nationalist while opening an art exhibit.
Austeria The Inn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 37 libraries worldwide
On the first day of World War 1, a group of Jews flee form the Cossack army in Polish Galicia and finds itself trapped overnight in a border inn. Relationships develop, love affairs are snatched, the religious pray.
Madre Juana de los Angeles by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Pod gwiazda frygijska ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 20 libraries worldwide
In the follow-up to the acclaimed Cellulose, a mature Szczesny falls in love for the first time against the backdrop of tension between the Polish government and the labor movement. This is a depiction of a true working-class hero.
Cień ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The plot consists of an investigation into the life of a man found dead after having been hurled from a train. As security agents, policemen and a medical examiner begin to piece together his identity, three accounts emerge: one set during World War II, one in the immediate aftermath of the war and one in contemporary Poland. In each, the victim seems to have been a mysterious, ambiguous presence, of shifting loyalties and suspicious connections, who set himself against the ruling powers of the time.
Faraon Pharaoh ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in Polish and English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Set in Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom, a power struggle develops between Ramesses, heir to the throne, and the high priest Herhor. Economic crises, hidden gold reserves, and an Assyrian military threat are woven into the intrigue.
Mutter Johanna von den Engeln : Nachtzug : zwei Filmtexte by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in German and Polish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Real end of the great war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A young architect and his new bride find their lives torn apart when he is deported to a concentration camp soon after their wedding, and his bride falls for another man after fearing her new husband is dead. Bonus features include director and cast biographies.
Faraon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Historical film from the period of the reign of pharaoh Ramses XIII.
Więcej niż kino by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Polish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Nie powtarzałem siebie : z Jerzym Kawalerowiczem rozmawiali Waldemar Chrostowski i Mirosław Słowiński by Jerzy Kawalerowicz ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Polish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Death of the president ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
After World War I, a professor is elected the first president of the Polish Republic and is assassinated a short time later.
Pharaoh Faraon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Set in Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom, a power struggle develops between Ramesses, heir to the throne, and the high priest Herihor. Economic crises, hidden gold reserves, and an Assyrian military threat are woven into the intrigue.
Pharaoh Faraon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in Spanish and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set in Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom, a power struggle develops between Ramses XIII, heir to the throne, and the high priest Herihor. Economic crises, hidden gold reserves, and an Assyrian military threat are woven into the intrigue.
Train de nuit Pociag ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
" Une place dans un wagon-lit à destination de Varsovie achetée à la sauvette lie d'une manière inattendue une jeune femme à un homme d'âge mûr. Martha cherche à rompre tandis que Jerzy, chirurgien, est boulversé par la mort d'une adolescente sur sa table d'opération. Le nouvelle d'un meurtre et de la présence de l'assassin dans le train vont venir troubler leur voyage... "
Catholic Church Christian women Chronology Clergy--Sexual behavior Couvent des Ursulines (Loudun, France) Demoniac possession Detective and mystery films Drama Egypt Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films France--Loudun Historical films Historical films History Holocaust survivors Interviews Jeanne des Anges,--sœur,--1602-1665 Jews Jews, Polish Kawalerowicz, Jerzy,--1922-2007 Labor movement Man-woman relationships Married people Military campaigns Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Murder--Investigation Narutowicz, Gabriel,--1865-1922 Nationalists Occupation of Poland (1939-1945) Poland Political films Political science Presidents--Assassination Priests Railroad trains Romans Rome Rumor Sleeping cars (Railroads) Thrillers (Motion pictures) Transportation--Passenger traffic Videocassettes War films World War (1914-1918) Zespół Filmowy KADR
Multiple languages (2)