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Kilar, Wojciech

Overview
Works: 559 works in 1,338 publications in 11 languages and 10,088 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Personal narratives  Biography  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Music  Manuscripts  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Composer, Producer, Contributor, Interviewee, Scenarist, Performer, Creator, Musician, Arranger, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Wojciech Kilar
Publications by Wojciech Kilar
Publications by Wojciech Kilar, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Wojciech Kilar
The pianist by Robert Benmussa( visu )
41 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,175 libraries worldwide
Based on the memoirs (Śmierć miasta) of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew and a brilliant pianist who watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. The film tells of his heroic and inspirational journey of survival with the unlikely help of a sympathetic German officer, as he lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,644 libraries worldwide
The tortured journey of the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian Prince as he moves from Eastern Europe to 19th century London in search of his reincarnated long-lost love
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Fifteen years ago, Paulina Escobar had her life shattered when she was taken prisoner and tortured by a sadistic doctor. Now, through a chance encounter, she may have found the man responsible for her nightmares and tonight he's going to pay. But how far will she go to get even? And how can she be sure, after so many years, that she has found the right man?
Bram Stoker's Dracula and other film music by Wojciech Kilar( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Przypadek Blind chance ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Polish and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Feature film from Poland. Drama. Explores fate and coincidence through three possible scenarios following Witek's attempt to catch a departing Warsaw-bound train
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and German and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Archer Isabel is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. Her head-strong innocence is no match, however, for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
Choral and orchestral works by Wojciech Kilar( file )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Zemsta ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
"Two 17th century aristocratic families, due to decline in their ancestral legacies, inhabit separate parts of a crumbling castle and thrive on making each other miserable. The feuding noblemen try to outwit one another for romance and control over their extravagant realm while their family members pursue their selfish interests of greed and lust. Thwarted lovers, mistaken identity, closed-door couplings and long simmering feuds abound in this delightful farce!"--Container
Ziemia obiecana The promised land ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 130 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
The ninth gate by Roman Polanski( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Dean Corso is an unscrupulous rare-book dealer who is hired to locate the last remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil. He becomes embroiled in a conspiracy involving murder, theft and satanic ritual, and ultimately finds himself confronting the devil incarnate
Piano concerto by Wojciech Kilar( file )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and Polish and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Requiem Father Kolbe by Wojciech Kilar( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
From a far country Pope John Paul II ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
This epic story follows the life of Karol Wojtyla, a Polish Roman Catholic who ascends the throne of St. Peter as Pope John Paul II. As a young boy, Karol is a bright student. Archbishop Sapieha recognizes the very special and moving qualities in Karol and encourages him to consider the priesthood. Although determined to study Polish literature, Karol eventually turns to the church. He becomes an ordained priest and studies in Italy, France, and Belgium. Torn by fear and repression in post-Stalin Easter Europe, Karol becomes a poisonous thorn in the communists' side. His deep reverence and commitment to his Catholic faith return him to Poland as Pope John Paul II
Lament for choir a cappella (2003) ; September symphony (2003) by Wojciech Kilar( file )
2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
L'immortale storia dell'affascinante Principe di Transilvania che, dopo secoli di solitudine, giunge a Londra per ritrovare il suo grande amore perduto
Missa pro pace A.D. 2000 by Wojciech Kilar( file )
3 editions published in 2001 in Latin and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Il pianista ( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Un pianista polacco ebreo vive per tre anni con la sua famiglia nel ghetto di Varsavia e un altro da solo - ramingo, impaurito, affamato. Sopravvive sino all'arrivo dell'Armata Rossa nel 1944 e riprende a suonare Chopin alla radio di Varsavia come faceva il 1° settembre 1939. (Morandini)
Krzesany : poemat symfoniczny by Wojciech Kilar( score )
19 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Pan Tadeusz ( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 66 libraries worldwide
A "tale of Poland's struggle for freedom just before Napoleon's war with Russia ... Follows two feuding Polish families [living in the Lithuanian village of Soplicowo] as they overcome their old conflicts and petty lives. However, they are able to unite as one with the patriotic and rebellious efforts to free the country they deeply love from Russian control"--Container
Le roi et l'oiseau by Paul Grimault( visu )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"Dans le royaume imaginaire de Takicardie, une bergère et un ramoneur courent après leur liberté
 
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Kilar.
Kilar, Wojceich
Kilar, Wojceich 1932-2013
Kilar, Wojchiech 1932-2013
Kilar, Wojciech Artur 1932-2013
Languages
English (94)
Polish (41)
French (24)
Spanish (18)
German (11)
Multiple languages (9)
Latin (9)
Italian (5)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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