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Gajos, Janusz

Overview
Works: 210 works in 443 publications in 5 languages and 3,691 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Author, Costume designer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Janusz Gajos
Publications by Janusz Gajos
Most widely held works about Janusz Gajos
 
Most widely held works by Janusz Gajos
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
A mysterious tale of a hapless Polish man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him because of his performance in the bedroom. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Polish and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Blue, white, red three colors ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 274 libraries worldwide
"A bold trio of stories about love and loss ... [that] was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 90s. The films are named for the colors of the French flag and stand for the tenets of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity--but that hardly explains their enigmatic beauty and rich humanity. Set in Paris, Warsaw, and Geneva, and ranging from tragedy to comedy, Blue, White, and Red ... examine a group of ambiguously interconnected people experiencing profound personal disruptions"--Container
Zemsta ( visu )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Polish and Multiple languages and held by 198 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
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Polish and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The Decalogue is a 1989 Polish television drama series directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and co-written by Kieslowski with Krzysztof Piesiewicz. It consists of 10 one-hour films, each of which represents one of the Ten Commandments and explores possible meanings of the commandment, often ambiguous or contradictory, within a fictional story set in modern Poland. The entire 10 episode mini series is featured on the first five discs. Disc Six is a bonus DVD that features a documentary on director Krysztof Kieslowski. Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Trois couleurs, blanc by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
The mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her
Chopin desire for love ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A tangled web of unruly passion lies at the center of this drama, chronicling the stormy affair between the great piano virtuoso Frederic Chopin and the flamboyant feminist writer Aurore Dupin, who called herself George Sand
Psy ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Polish and held by 58 libraries worldwide
In gritty, post-Communist Poland an honest, no-nonsense cop (and former KGB agent) is assigned to clean up the burgeoning Polish mob before it grows too powerful, but his job is threatened by superiors wary of his former Communist ties
Trois couleurs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 51 libraries worldwide
[Rouge] The story of a beautiful young woman and her meeting with an unusual stranger, a meeting that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy
Zakochany anioł Angel in love ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"Angel Giordano, unable to return to heaven, stays optimistic while living with so many unhappy humans on earth. But Giordano is deeply shocked with his first experience of 'maleness' and old friends in heaven take pity on him, arranging a meeting with the only person on earth who can help Giordano overcome his deep sadness. Giordano discovers that love on earth brings great[er] happiness than he ever experienced in heaven."-- Container
Interrogation Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Banned for eight years, 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
The aquarium Akwarium ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A drama based on the true story of the career and defection of a top Soviet military spy
Psy The pigs ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Polish and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Two friends, Olo and Franz, secret police agents from the former saystem, are trying to find their place in the changing political scene in Poland. Olo receives an offer to join a gang involved in the amphetamine trade. Franz becomes an officer for a criminal unit within the police force. Despite their differences, they continue to be friends. They use Olo's contacts to break up the drug ring
Trois couleurs by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Karol est polonais. Après son divorce, il a tout perdu : l'amour, sa femme Dominique (Julie Delpy) et le salon de coiffure acheté avec toutes ses économies. Caché dans une valise, Karol parvient finalement à rentrer en Pologne. Il se lance alors obstinément dans diverses entreprises, avec une seule idée en tête : ne plus être inférieur, ni même égal aux autres, mais "plus égal". Et se venger de Dominique. Mais peut-être est-ce ainsi qu'il gagnera son amour ?
The decalogue ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Presents 4 short films, inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex
Stajnia na Salvatorze ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The Gestapo arrest and torture a member of the Polish resistance. He must save his girlfriend, who has also been captured, and his fellow resistance fighters from the same fate. Bonus features include director and cast biographies
Ucieczka z kina Wolność Escape from the Liberty Cinema ( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Polish and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Set just before Poland's communist regime came to an end, the central character is a movie censor, a tired, lonely man, whose wife has left him and who finds himself unable to control the situation when the actors of the film he is screening rebel and refuse to speak their lines. When someone notices the resemblence to Woody Allen's Purple Rose of Cairo, they run that film but a mixup causes the American characters to enter the Polish film
To ja, złodziej ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Polish and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A young boy steals a limousine to gain entry into a gang of thieves, but he has second thoughts
Przesłuchanie by Ryszard Bugajski( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Polish and held by 19 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
Tam i z powrotem ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Polish and held by 18 libraries worldwide
In 1965 communist Poland a doctor decides to join his family in UK but is refused passport beacuse he fought in the Polish forces in the West in WWII. One of his patients suggests robbing a bank to get money for buying the passport. Security guard gets wounded and the doctor faces the dilemma whether to help him and get caught by police
 
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Janusz Gajos acteur polonais
Janusz Gajos attore polacco
Janusz Gajos Polish actor
Janusz Gajos Polnischer Schauspieler
Janusz Gajos polsk skådespelare
Janusz Gajos polsk skodespelar
Janusz Gajos polsk skuespiller
Януш Гайос
იანუშ გაიუში
ヤヌシュ・ガヨス
Languages
Polish (77)
French (26)
German (14)
English (9)
Multiple languages (1)
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