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Machalica, Piotr

Overview
Works: 78 works in 137 publications in 3 languages and 1,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Television programs  Dark comedy films  Television mini-series  Gangster films  Interviews  Short films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 714 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 )
10 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 = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Polish and held by 174 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Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face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
The decalogue ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Polish and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Ten short films, each based on one of the Ten Commandments
The Decalogue. Dekalog by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Presents four 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. An onlooker--the mysterious Young man appearing in each segment--provides the unifies the films. Decalogue IV: Anka is a young drama student who has a close relationship with her widowed father. When he goes on a trip abroad Anka finds a letter revealing that he may not be her real father. Decalogue V: A psychotic youth, randomly and brutally murders a taxi-driver and is subsequently put on trial and found guilty. Decalogue VI: A young man falls in love with an older woman who lives in an apartment across the courtyard. He watches her succession of lovers until she confronts him with a sexual invitation. Decalogue VII: Six-year-old Ania is the object of a struggle for possession between her mother and her grandmother
Prawo ojca = Father's law ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Polish and held by 27 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
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
Szamanka ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Polish and French and held by 17 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
Dzień świra = Day of the wacko ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Polish and held by 16 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
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
Sztuka kochania = The art of love ( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in Polish 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 8 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
Dekalog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Polish and held by 7 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 6 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
Ein kurzer Film über die Liebe ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Ekstradycja 3 ( visu )
5 editions published in 2001 in Polish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Główny bohater - Halski, pracujący w Biurze Ochrony Rządu, odkrywa gigantyczną aferę korupcyjną powiązaną z organizacją przestępczą byłych służb specjalnych ZSRR. Rozpoczęcie śledztwa naraża jego bilskich na śmiertelne niebezpieczeństwo
Kameleon ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a police officer assigned to investigate a fatal hit-and-run that he committed
Dekalog ( visu )
in Undetermined and German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Roman, ein erfolgreicher Chirurg, erfährt durch einen ärztlichen Befund, daß er impotent ist. Seine Frau Hanka reagiert auf die Nachricht mit großem Verständnis. Aber an Roman nagen Zweifel. Tatsächlich entdeckt er, daß Hanka sich mit einem jungen Mann getroffen hat. Aber als er sich im Wandschrank versteckt, sieht er nur, wie Hanka sich nach einer kurzen Affäre endgültig von dem Studenten trennt. Hanka entdeckt Roman im Schrank. Um Abstand zu gewinnen, beschließt sie, in Skiurlaub zu fahren. Roman entdeckt, daß ihr Liebhaber auch zum Wintersport fährt und zieht daraus die falschen Schlüsse. Er macht einen Selbstmordversuch, und Hanka findet ihn schwer verletzt im Krankenhaus
No desearás a la mujer de tu prójimo Dekalog, dziewiec = Decálogo nueve by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
La vida de Roman, un joven médico, se derrumba cuando descubre que es impotente
 
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Alternative Names
Piotr Machalica acteur polonais
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 (62)
German (2)
French (2)
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