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Pszoniak, Wojciech 1942-

Works: 118 works in 311 publications in 6 languages and 3,333 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  War films  Melodrama  Interviews  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Wojciech Pszoniak
Most widely held works by Wojciech Pszoniak
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

67 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution
Korczak by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true story of Janusz Korczak, a renowned physician and author who ran a home for Jewish orphans in 1930's Warsaw
Chaos by Coline Serreau( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bourgeois woman forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-her-luck French prostitute
Strike( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Polish and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illiterate single mother, Agnieszka Kowalska is a Socialist "heroine of labor" for working long hours as a shipyard welder ... until her superiors deny compensation to the widows of 21 workers killed in an industrial disaster. Risking her job, her life, and the love of her son to defy the bureacracy, Agnieszka inspires the largest labor strike in world history ... and becomes a national hero."--Container
Le chat du rabbin by Joann Sfar( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat belonging to a widowed Rabbi and his beautiful daughter eats the family parrot and miraculously gains the ability to speak. Along with the power of speech comes unparalleled sardonic wit, and the cat spares no group or individual as he skewers faith, tradition and authority. The delivery of a box from Russia further complicates things when a painter is discovered inside, more dead than alive. He is on a quest for a hidden tribe and its mythical city in Africa
Ziemia obiecana The promised land( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Polish and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three friends hope to build a factory but their plans are quickly jeopardized by local politics and one of the partner's dangerous love affair."--Container
Ziemia obiecana by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in Polish and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretation of a classic epic depicting the changes in values ushered in by the industrial revolution. Three friends build a factory in Lodz but are sidetracked by local politics and a dangerous love affair
Austeria by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Polish and held by 96 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
Bittere Ernte Angry harvest( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is a wartime story [1943] that is both a character study and a mesmerizing cat and mouse game between a Polish Catholic farmer and a Jewish woman who has escaped a train bound for the Nazi death camps. Set in Silesia during WWII, the drama unfolds with the concealment of the woman by the wealthy, sexually repressed farmer, and moves through various stages of power and powerlessness on both sides. The battle between the two is dispassionate yet haunting in its portrayal of this ill-fated relationship."--Blurb
Diabeł( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Polish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18th century nobleman is freed by a mysterious stranger from jail, after he conspires against the king. In return, the stranger wants a list of the nobleman's conspirators, and a partner on a journey of countless acts of brutal violence
Austeria The Inn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 35 WorldCat member 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
The cradle Gniazdo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the reign of Mieszko I, the first historical ruler of Poland, who became allies with Emperor Otto I and was victorious at Cedynia during the 10th century
L'atelier by Alexandre Tarta( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans le Paris de l'immédiat après-guerre, les ouvrières d'un modeste atelier de confection tentent de recomposer leurs vies. L'une d'entre elle, mère de deux jeunes garçons, attend le retour de son mari déporté. Les saisons passent, les années s'écoulent (1945-1951)... L'atelier vit à son rythme, abritant les chagrins et les joies de tout ce petit monde qui tire l'aiguille. Entre rires et larmes, Jean-Claude Grumberg évoque ses souvenirs d'enfance
Angry harvest by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish farmer falls in love with a Jewish woman who has escaped with her family from a train bound for a concentration camp and he hides the fact that her husband is still alive
Notturno( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in German and Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 2 versions of the film directed by Fritz Lehner of the last days of the composer Franz Schubert. Udo Samel plays Franz Schubert in these film biographies that present a grim look at the darker side of the legendary composer. Schubert is released from a hospital-asylum after being treated for a sexually transmitted disease. After visiting his strict father, he goes to live with his wealthy friend Schober. Franz is followed by Kajetan, the crippled beggar he befriended during his hospital stay
Korczak das Portrait eines der gröten Humanisten des letzten Jahrhunderts( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Für die Welt ist es gut, dass es Menschen wie Janusz Korczak gibt! "Ein zutiefst bewegender Film über den unerschöpflichen Mut angesichts unberechenbaren Risikos und unvorstellbaren Horrors. Wajda zeigt uns die entwürdigende und entwürdigte Realität des Ghettos in totalem Schwarz-weiss. Ein erschütternder Film. Der Leidensweg des polnisch-jüdischen Kinderarztes, Schriftstellers und Pädagogen Janusz Korczak und seiner 200 Waisenkinder im Warschauer Ghetto. Das eindrucksvolle Porträt eines Menschen, der die ihm anvertrauten Kinder selbst in schwierigster Zeit zu Gerechtigkeit, Brüderlichkeit und Toleranz erzieht. "Die Lebenswege grosser Menschen gleichen Legenden - sie sind beschwerlich, aber schön", schrieb Korczak. Am 6. August 1942 wurde sein Leben zur Legende, als ihn die SS zwang, "seine" Kinder hinter der Fahne mit dem Davidsstern zum Zug nach Treblinka zu führen. Er verzichtete darauf, sein eigenes Leben zu retten und starb gemeinsam mit ihnen
The Wedding Wesele( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Polish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bitter tale of the marriage of an intelligent man to a peasant, their opposing views, the artist's inability to find a place for himself in the world and fruitless dreams of freedom
Les Années sandwiches by Pierre Boutron( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1947. Victor arrive de la campagne, seul dans le métro, il rencontre Félix, une jeune garçon de famille aisée. Embauché chez un brocanteur au grand coeur, Victor partage son temps entre ce bonhomme imprévisible et son copain Félix, qu'il rencontre le dimanche pour aller au ciné ou parler bouquins. Il va s'intégrer à la petite communauté de banlieue, traverser des aventures, faire des rencontres et rêver "à plus tard
Wesele by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in Polish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptacja znanego dramatu Stanisława Wyspiańskiego pod tym samym tytułem. Dialog został w filmie zredukowany do niezbędnego minimum z zachowaniem trwałych dla polskiej mowy aforyzmów, powiedzeń i kwestii. Także dzięki znikomej liczbie scen plenerowych adaptacja uchodzi za bardzo wierną oryginałowi
Die Karwoche nach der gleichnamigen Erzählung von Jerzy Andrzejewski( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Psoniak, Wojtek

Psoniak, Wojtek 1942-

Pszoniak, Wojciech.

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