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Machalica, Piotr

Overview
Works: 75 works in 151 publications in 4 languages and 1,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Bible films  Television mini-series  Interviews  Comedy films  Television programs  Filmed interviews  Dark comedy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Other, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Piotr Machalica
Publications by Piotr Machalica
Most widely held works by Piotr Machalica
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in Polish and held by 836 libraries worldwide
Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Krótki film ó milości = a short film about love by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Tomek (Olaf Lubaszenko), an introverted postal worker, has become obsessed with an older woman in his apartment complex, whom he watches through a telescope. Promiscuous Magda (Grazyna Szapolowska), aware of his voyeurism, thinks nothing of undressing in front of her window. When Tomek works up the courage to confess his love, she mockingly informs him that love is an illusion and only sex matters. But after Tomek attempts suicide, Magda is startled by the depth of her feeling for him
Dekalog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Using the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, the ten hour-long films deftly grapple with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Also presented are the longer theatrical versions of the series' fifth and sixth films: A short film about killing and A short film about love
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in Polish and held by 41 libraries worldwide
These ten films, loosely based on the Ten Commandments, focus on the complexities of human relationships. The themes are the universal ones of love, marriage, infidelity, parenthood, guilt, faith and compassion
Dekalog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Using the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, the ten hour-long films deftly grapple with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Also presented are the longer theatrical versions of the series' fifth and sixth films: A short film about killing and A short film about love
Prawo ojca = Father's law ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Polish and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"It's Martha's 16th birthday, and dad's on the road, driving a big-rig truck far from home. Against her father's direct orders, Martha and a young boyfriend celebrate the evening, end up dancing in a local club. But she's in for more trouble than she ever imagined possible ... and the nightmare begins. The only person who can save her now is her father, who must take drastic actions that he may live to regret"--MGE Inc. web site
Dzień świra = Day of the wacko ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Polish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Depicts a day in the life of a 49-year-old school teacher who is completely disillusioned with his reality. As he looks for causes for his unhappiness, he blames his neighbors, his mother, his students, everyone but his own pathetic self
Szamanka by Andrzej Żuławski( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Polish and French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of an anthropologist who discovers the mummy of a shaman that lived long ago. At the same time he meets a medicine woman who seduces him so that she can gain his knowledge and power
Nothing funny = Nic śmiesznego ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Polish and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A dark comedy about the unhappy life of filmmaker Adam Miauczynski. It's about his bad luck: he's unsuccessful as a filmmaker and a loser in relationships with women. His life is an unusual mixture of bad luck, ignorance, lack of common sense and his inability to function in society
Dekalog. The Decalogue ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in Polish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Segments 9 and 10 of ten films loosely based on the Ten Commandments. Dekalog 9: Roman is told that he can no longer have children, and that he is impotent. He becomes convinced that his wife has a lover, an obsession which nearly drives him over the edge. Dekalog 10: A dark comedy in which two estranged brothers are reunited at their father's funeral and inherit his valuable stamp collection
Dekalog. the Decalogue ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in Polish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The decalogue ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Segments 8-10 of ten films loosely based on the Ten Commandments. Decalogue VIII. Zofia, a university professor of ethics, is suddenly faced with her own past when a visiting Jewish-American researcher reveals that, as a child during the holocaust, she was refused sanctuary by a Catholic couple. Decalogue IX. Roman is told that he can no longer have children, and that he is impotent. He becomes convinced that his wife has a lover, an obsession which nearly drives him over the edge. Decalogue X.A dark comedy in which two estranged brothers are reunited at their father's funeral and inherit his valuable stamp collection
Sztuka kochania = The art of love ( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Polish and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Psychological comedy about love, family and happiness
Łuk erosa = Cupid's bow ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Polish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This erotic film, set in Krakow early in World War I, depicts a young woman's flaunting of social conventions when her husband is declared missing in action
Ein kurzer Film über die Liebe ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Kapitał, czyli jak zrobić pieniądze w Polsce-- ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in Polish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Peter Nowosad comes back to Poland with money to invest. He unsuccessfully tries many small concerns and keeps comes up against bureaucracy
Kameleon ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Polish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a police officer assigned to investigate a fatal hit-and-run that he committed
Zabij mnie glino ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Polish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A man whose crime boss double-crossed him during his trial manages to escape from the courtroom
Rycerz ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"A tale of medieval knight on his quest for a mythical harp, one which will supposedly heal the ills of his nation. Questions of faith help to shape the knight's journey, as he encounters various priests and questions their dedication to their calling. One priest is so moved by the knight's mission that, finding the knight lying ravaged by a terrible disease, he decides to absorb the illness himself. He lies face down on the sand in a crucified posture, at which point the knight's sores are suddenly healed. These same lesions cover the priest when, moments later, he arises."--Www.nytimes.com
Otello ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Piotr Machalica acteur polonais
Piotr Machalica actor polaco
Piotr Machalica Polish actor
Piotr Machalica polnischer Schauspieler
Piotr Machalica polsk skådespelare
Piotr Machalica polsk skodespelar
Piotr Machalica polsk skuespiller
Piotr Machalica Pools acteur
Махалица, Пётр
Languages
Polish (76)
German (3)
French (2)
English (1)
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