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Holland, Agnieszka 1948-

Works: 298 works in 803 publications in 13 languages and 13,502 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  War films  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Creator, Film editor, Author of dialog, Honoree, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( visu )
77 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,645 libraries worldwide
Brought together at a country house, Mary, Colin and Dickon discover a locked and abandoned garden and, through their friendship and care, bring the hidden glade back to beautiful life
Europa, Europa by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
68 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
The true story of a Jewish teenager who survived World War II by living as a Nazi for 7 years
In darkness ( visu )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
"Leopold Socha is a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi-occupied city in Poland. One day he encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the unlikely alliance between Socha and the Jews as the enterprise seeps deeper into Socha's conscience"--Container
Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
35 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 790 libraries worldwide
Catherine, a lonely young woman, is swept off her feet by the handsome Morris Townsend. Suspicious of the young man's true intentions, her father threatens to disown her if she follows her heart and marries against his wishes
Copying Beethoven by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 780 libraries worldwide
When young Anna Holz, a Viennese music student is asked to transcribe scoring notes for the great Ludwig van Beethoven, she eagerly accepts. She does so despite the warnings about Beethoven's volatile behavior. Beethoven is part maestro, part mentor and part madman. He reluctantly relies on Anna to help him realize the culmination of his art
Treme ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Amid the ruins of New Orleans, ordinary people--musicians, chefs, residents--find themselves clinging to a unique culture and wondering if the city that gave birth to that culture still has a future
Hitlerjunge Salomon Europa Europa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 704 libraries worldwide
This film dramatizes the bizarre but true story of Solomon "Solly" Perel, a Jew who avoided the concentration camps and certain death by hiding in plain sight. After Kristallnacht, his family flees to Poland, but soon after Solly has lost his brother and is alone, living by luck and wits. Solly finds himself in a series of adventures: in a Russian orphanage, captured by a German unit, celebrated as a hero, and sent in triumph to a Hitler Youth School. Although born on the same day as the Führer, Solly is circumcised and so must avoid intimate encounters. He fends off both a homosexual Nazi and a beautiful, virulently anti-Semitic girlfriend who's dying to conceive an Aryan child for the Fatherland. Despite some narrow escapes, Solly thrives through the chaos, as it seems a higher power is keeping an eye on him
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and Polish and held by 662 libraries worldwide
"The film centers on Georges Danton ... the popular revolutionary leader, who 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." In direct opposition to the government and Robespierre, Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution. What begins as a public cause, soon turns into a personal conflict between Danton and Robespierre. Robespierre subsequently has Danton arrested for treason and France's one voice for peace faces the guillotine"--Cassette container
Treme ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Over a year has passed since Katrina, but residents are finding it harder than ever to rebuild their lives, much less hold on to their special cultural identity. So why bother to stay? Because it's New Orleans. And New Orleans must go on
The third miracle ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
A priest is appointed to investigate miracles attributed to a woman in New York. The probe leads Father Frank Shore to the woman's daughter, abandoned when the mother entered a convent, and the two have an affair
A little princess The secret garden ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Secret garden: A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
Korczak by Andrzej Wajda( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 358 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
Total eclipse by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
In September 1871, Paul Verlaine, a poet, young but already established in Paris, received a letter from the provinces containing eight extraordinary poems by one Arthur Rimbaud. He wrote back at once, saying: "My dear great soul, come to us, you are summoned, you are expected." What follows is their story directly taken from their letters and poetry. While Verlaine was a great poet, Rimbaud was a genius, a revolutionary. His poems from age sixteen to the age of nineteen forever changed the face of modern poetry. Together, these two men feed each other's insatiable hunger for life and love, trying desperately to straddle the lines between knowledge and self-destruction, creativity and delusion
Olivier Olivier by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
21 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Based, unimaginably, on a true story about Olivier, the coddled nine-year old son of a provincial French family, who disappears mysteriously. Despite the promises of a well-meaning police inspector, Olivier fails to reappear. The loss breaks up the already tension filled family of Nadine (the older sister), the over-protective mother and the vet father. The father leaves the wife and daugher after bitter recriminations and grief. Six years later Olivier "reappears" from his life as a street hustler in Paris and claims to have forgotten his childhood. This second Olivier prevents another local child from being murdered by a peasant homosexual who had killed the nine-year old Olivier whose remains are exhumed in the peasant's cottage. A dark film showing ugliness behind seeming rural bliss. Some sensitive performances by Golovine (Nadine), the father (Cluzet) and the intricate character of the mother (Rouan). Shows French fascination with the occult
Bittere Ernte by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 188 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
Shot in the heart ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Its January 1977 and Gary Gilmore is about to become the first convicted murderer to be executed in a decade. Gary's youngest brother, Mikal, can help prevent the execution, but first he has to get to know the brother he barely remembers. Born of a brutal father, raised in a family haunted by death, religion and superstition, the brothers discover their shared past
Bittere Ernte Angry harvest ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in German and English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A Jewish woman escapes from a train bound for the Nazi death camps, and is concealed by a wealthy but sexually repressed Polish farmer.--External container
The healer ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
An unforgettable and inspiring journey that takes a family from the center of crisis to the edge of salvation when a mother's faith and the hands of a healer are a young boy's only hope
Interrogation Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 139 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
Olivier, Olivier by Agnieszka Holland( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
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Holland, Agnieszka
Holland, Agnieszka Irena.
Holland, Agnieszka Irena, 1948-
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