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Polart (Firm)

Overview
Works: 354 works in 459 publications in 3 languages and 5,059 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Musical films  Comedy films  Motion pictures  Melodrama  Personal narratives‡vPolish 
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 )
3 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Contains disc 3 of the three disc special ed. set from Andrzej Wajda
Kanał by Andrzej Wajda( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Polish and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Polonia, septiembre de 1944. Los valientes soldados de un pequeño ejército de la Resistencia se ven forzados a ocultarse en los laberínticos canales de Varsovia tratando de escapar de la ofensiva nazi
T︠S︡irk Circus ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in Russian and held by 139 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
Volga, Volga muzykalʹnai︠a︡ komedii︠a︡ = Wolga, Wolga ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in Russian and held by 132 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
Potop The deluge ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Polish and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The Swedish army's 17th century invasion of Poland is intertwined with the love story of Andrzej and Oleńka
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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Polish and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A psychological study of Jakub Gold, a Polish Jew imprisoned for killing a schoolmate in a brawl. 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
Pan Wołodyjowski Colonel Wolodyjowski ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Polish and English and held by 124 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 119 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
Ogniem i mieczem With fire and sword ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Set in 17th century Poland during the Cossack uprising against the Polish nobility. While the violent confrontation builds, there is also a battle for the heart of a beautiful girl between a dashing Pole and a brutish Ukrainian
Zezowate szczęście Bad luck by Andrzej Munk( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Polish and held by 117 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
Ulica graniczna ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Polish and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A tragedy about an old tailor who tries to save his daughters and others in the Warsaw ghetto. Culminates with the uprising of 1943, when Jews, supported by the Polish underground, take up arms and die fighting
Niewinni czarodzieje ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in Polish and held by 92 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?
Cellulose ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 90 libraries worldwide
A peasant's son becomes politically radicalized, after moving to the big city to work in a cellulose factory
Veselye rebi︠a︡ta muzykalʹnai︠a︡ kino-komedii︠a︡ = The world is laughing ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Russian and held by 85 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
Jeszcze tylko ten las Just beyond this forest ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Polish and held by 82 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
Lotna ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Polish and held by 82 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
Człowiek na torze Man on the tracks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 80 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
Austeria by Jerzy Kawalerowicz( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Polish and held by 79 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
On the banks of the Niemen Nad Niemnem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 78 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
 
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Polish (36)
Russian (10)
English (1)
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