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Polart (Firm)

Overview
Works: 331 works in 457 publications in 3 languages and 4,984 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Musical films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Crime films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Polart (Firm)
Publications by Polart (Firm)
Most widely held works by Polart (Firm)
Popiół i diament = Ashes and diamonds by Andrzej Wajda( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Un joven soldado de la Resistencia recibe órdenes para asesinar a un importante líder comunista el último día de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Contains disc 2 of the three disc special ed. set from Andrzej Wajda
Potop = The deluge ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Polish and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The Swedish army's 17th century invasion of Poland is intertwined with the love story of Andrzej and Oleńka
Pan Wołodyjowski = Colonel Wolodyjowski ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Polish and English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A landmark epic, based on the historical trilogy by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Set in the year 1668, at the time of the Turkish invasion of Poland's eastern frontier
Ostatni etap = The last stage ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Polish and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"Martha Weiss, a Jew, is sent to Auschwitz concentration camp with her family. On the first day of their arrival Martha is, by a coincidence, chosen as an interpreter, but her entire family is killed. The horrible lives of female inmates of Auschwitz are chronicled in this accurate recreation of actual events. Based on the actual experiences of film director, Wanda Jakubowska, as a prisoner of a German concentration camp."--Container
Volga, Volga : muzykalʹnai︠a︡ komedii︠a︡ = Wolga, Wolga ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in Russian and English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Love story in which the boy and girl quarrel over whether his classical music performance or her folk music performance will win the Moscow amateur talent show
T︠S︡irk = Circus ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Russian and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Alexandrov's attempt at importing American musical comedy into Soviet film. An American circus star who has a black baby can only find happiness with the Soviet people in the Soviet Union
Eroica by Andrzej Munk( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Polish and held by 128 libraries worldwide
"Based on a pair of World War II stories by J.S. Stawinski, the film unfolds in two parts. The first tells the tale of a small-time black marketeer, who cares little about the war but unwittingly becmes involved with the Polish Resistance. In the second story, Polish military prisoners battle boredom and despair in a prison camp. One inmate makes a brave if foolhardy attempt to escape, giving hope to the other prisoners"--Container
Samson by Gianfranco Parolini( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Polish and held by 122 libraries worldwide
A psychological study of Jakub Gold, a Polish Jew imprisoned for killing a schoolmate. He is released from prison at the outbreak of World War II, only to be confined to the Warsaw ghetto. Escaping the ghetto, he is confined by the fear of being Jewish in a world hostile to Jews
Ogniem i mieczem = With fire and sword ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The historical background is the 17th century. Poland was the largest, the most democratic, and the most tolerant country in Europe. However, the tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic
Zezowate szczęście = Bad luck by Andrzej Munk( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Polish and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Jan, a middle-aged, nondescript everyman, desperately wants to remain in prison, though the state says it is time for him to go. As he tells his life story of hard luck and misfortune, covering the years from 1930 to 1950, it is clear that he has been so busy trying to please others that he never noticed the enormous changes happening around him
Austeria by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Polish and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Early in World War I, a group of Orthodox Jews flee from the Cossack army. A secluded country inn becomes their temporary refuge, where emotional attachments, brief love affairs, and even a renewed faith in humankind inspire them
Ulica graniczna by Aleksander Ford( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Polish and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The lives of several families from different social classes in a neighborhood of pre-war Warsaw are changed by tragic events of a period
Niewinni czarodzieje ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in Polish and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A handsome but insensitive young doctor spends his evenings playing jazz in a small club, and having one-night stands. One night he invites a young girl to his room and they spend the night talking. In the morning, she has disappeared ... or has she?
Lotna ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Polish and held by 83 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized homage to the service of the Polish cavalry in World War II. The cavalry is symbolized by Lotna, a white horse first appearing under a barrage of shellfire, and ultimately ridden into battle against the invading tanks of Nazi Germany
Jeszcze tylko ten las = Just beyond this forest ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Polish and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Set in 1942, the film opens with an Aryan washerwoman arriving in the Warsaw ghetto. The Jewish woman she worked for before the war hires her to take her young daughter to the countryside until the war is over
Człowiek na torze = Man on the tracks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 78 libraries worldwide
An engine driver is found slumped across train tracks in the middle of the night. Characters who knew the man investigate his death, each relating their own interpretation. This classic of anti-Stalinism film examines the problems of 1950s Poland
Veselye rebi︠a︡ta : muzykalʹnai︠a︡ kino-komedii︠a︡ = The world is laughing ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in Russian and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy which pits a whip-cracking, animal-herding, good-hearted rustic with a fine voice and a Pan-like effect on all who hear him against a so-called "finer" stratum of society. Leaving a trail of mirth and mayhem from the seaside to the Moscow theater world, our hero eventually finds harmony and lifelong melody with a pretty, tuneful serving girl
On the banks of the Niemen = Nad Niemnem by Kazimierz Radowicz( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Romance and class struggles clash against a background of the 1863 uprising against Russian occupation. Based on the classic Polish novel The River Niemen by Eliza Orzeszkowa
Vabank ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Polish and held by 75 libraries worldwide
In this comedy set in Warsaw of the 1930s, the best burglar in the country leaves prison after serving six years and plans to get even with his partner who put him there
 
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Polish (47)
Russian (9)
English (2)
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