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Bista, Henryk

Overview
Works: 52 works in 71 publications in 2 languages and 326 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Film adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Henryk Bista
Publications by Henryk Bista
Publications by Henryk Bista, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Henryk Bista
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Polish and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Ten short films, each based on one of the Ten Commandments
S̀mierc̀ prezydenta ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in Polish and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The rebirth of Poland after World War I. The newly organized National Assembly elected Gabriel Narutowicz, a professor returning home from Switzerland to enter public life, as the first president in the history of the Polish Republic. Shows the turmoil leading to Narutowicz's election by a National Assembly divided between Polish Nationalists and the minorities, comprising one third of the population. A few days after the election the president was assassinated by a fanatic Nationalist while opening an art exhibit
Historia niemoralna Immoral story ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Polish and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Once a major star of the stage, Ewa now wiles away her time drinking in her dreary apartment. She dreams of making a big comeback, but her self-centered behavior and abrasive disposition work against her
Między ustami a brzegiem pucharu Between the cup and lip ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in Polish and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Young and handsome count Wentzel Croy-Dulmen falls in love with a beautiful girl. She turns out to be a cousin of his grandmother living in Poland. His attitude toward Poles is the main reason why she is rejecting him. He has to fight for his loved one
Nothing funny Nic śmiesznego ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 18 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 )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in Polish and held by 18 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
Short films, each based on one of the Ten Commandments
The Decalogue. Dekalog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Presents three 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 all segments (but the last)--unifies the films. The last segment (Decalogue X) is the only comedy. 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
Między ustami a brzegiem pucharu Between cup and lip ( visu )
in Polish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Young and handsome count Wentzel Croy-Dulmen falls in love with a beautiful girl. She turns out to be a cousin of his grandmother living in Poland. His attitude toward Poles is the main reason why she is rejecting him. He has to fight for his loved one
Sauna ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in Polish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Scientists, engineers & artists who used to come to Helsinki as lecturers meet and talk in a Ministry of Education hotel sauna. As representatives of several eastern European countries as communism ends, they have similar experiences and speak a common language
No desearás los bienes ajenos Dekalog, dziesiec = Decálogo diez ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Polish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Un hombre muere dejando una colección de sellos de gran valor. Sus dos hijos, Jerzy y Artur, que son los herederos, advierten que falta un sello para completar una valiosa serie
Le décalogue ( visu )
in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dekalog. the Decalogue ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
O-bi, o-ba - koniec cywilizacji ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Set in an underground dungeon inhabited by bundled, ragged human beings, after the nuclear holocaust. The story follows the wanderings of a hero through the situations of survival. People wait for the Ark to arrive and rescue them while their habitat falls apart
Szpital przemienienia ( visu )
2 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Jest rok 1939. Początek niemieckiej okupacji. Hitlerowcy zajmują szpital psychiatryczny i wkrótce postanawiają go zlikwidować
Kochaj i rób co chcesz ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A story of a talented church-organ player who decised to turn to disco polo, a style of music popular in Poland in mid-80's
Dekalog ( visu )
in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Nic śmiesznego ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Damn it!", says film director Adam Miauczynski, "Nothing Funny happened to me in my bloody life." He always has bad luck. He is unsuccessful in his career and in his relationships with women. His life is an unusual mixture of bad luck, ignorance, lack of common sense and inability to function in society."--Container
Krzysztof Kieślowskis Dekalog ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Ostatni dzwonek ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
Polish (33)
German (1)
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