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Kawalerowicz, Jerzy 1922-2007

Overview
Works: 127 works in 361 publications in 7 languages and 1,330 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Romance films  Melodrama  Television mini-series  Historical television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Film editor, fmd, Performer, Other, Production personnel, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Quo vadis. : Jerzy Kawalerowicz's film by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member 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
Matka Joanna od Aniołow = Mother Joan of the angels by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This allegory of good vs. evil, chastity vs. passion, is based on actual events. The Mother Superior of a seventeenth century Polish convent comes to desire the priest investigating demonic possession among the nuns
Austeria by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in Polish and held by 143 WorldCat member 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 by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member 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
Celuloza( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peasant's son becomes politically radicalized, after moving to the big city to work in a cellulose factory
Faraon by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

37 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member 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
Mutter Johanna von den Engeln by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Book )

12 editions published in 1963 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S̀mierc̀ prezydenta( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 50 WorldCat member 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
Madre Juana de los Angeles by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Book )

8 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pod gwiazda frygijska( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 28 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 23 WorldCat member 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
Real end of the great war( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 20 WorldCat member 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 )

1 edition published in 2015 in Polish and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
Night train = Pocia̧g( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 13 WorldCat member 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
Matka Joanna od Aniołow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This allegory of good vs. evil, chastity vs. passion, is based on actual events. The Mother Superior of a seventeenth century Polish convent comes to desire the priest investigating demonic possession among the nuns
Austeria( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the first day of World War I, a group of Jews flee from the Cossack army in Polish Galicia and finds itself trapped overnight in a border inn. Relationships develop, love affairs are formed, the religious pray
Bronsteins Kinder nach einem Roman von Jurek Becker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans lebt zusammen mit seinem Vater in einer kleinen Wohnung in Ost-Berlin. Eines Tages macht er eine grauenvolle Entdeckung: Sein Vater hält einen etwa gleichaltrigen Mann gefangen
Pharaon by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in French and Polish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le jeune prince héritier Ramses observe avec inquiétude le long déclin de l'Egypte et de sa puissance. Déclin dont il attribue la cause au pouvoir absolu exercé par les prêtres. Fort de sa jeunesse et de sa foi en un renouveau nécessaire, il décide de leur livrer un combat implaccable
Mère Jeanne des Anges by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Polish and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adaptation par le poete Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz de la celebre affaire des possedees de Loudun
Martin Scorsese presents Masterpieces of Polish Cinema( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First volume of a projected three volume set containing films that were featured as part of the Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema film series. Curated by Mr. Scorsese, the 21-film series featured brand-new restorations of classic works from some of Poland's most accomplished and lauded filmmakers, spanning the period from 1957–1987
 
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Jerzy Kawalerowicz lengyel filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, 1922-2007

Jerzy Kawalerowicz Polish film director and screenwriter

Jerzy Kawalerowicz polnischer Filmregisseur

Jerzy Kawalerowicz polski reżyser i scenarzysta

Jerzy Kawalerowicz Pools filmregisseur

Jerzy Kawalerowicz regista e sceneggiatore polacco

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Кавалерович, Ежи

Єжи Кавалерович

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카발레로비치, 예르지 1922-

イェジー・カヴァレロヴィチ

傑茲·卡汶勒洛維茲

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