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Łomnicki, Tadeusz 1927-1992

Overview
Works: 135 works in 252 publications in 3 languages and 2,010 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Tadeusz Łomnicki
Publications by Tadeusz Łomnicki
Publications by Tadeusz Łomnicki, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Tadeusz Łomnicki
 
Most widely held works by Tadeusz Łomnicki
Człowiek z Marmuru ( visu )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Polish and French and held by 383 libraries worldwide
"Takes the form of an investigation into a man's life through recollections of several characters. A filmmaker uncovers the explosive facts behind a once-celebrated worker's elevation to 'stardom, ' his subsequent downfall and disgrace, and his eventual disappearance."--Container
Pokolenie A generation by Andrzej Wajda( visu )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in Polish and No Linguistic Content and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The story of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty resistance leader. As he and his friends help escapees during the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the innocence of a generation is lost under the grueling conditions of war
Przypadek Blind chance ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in Polish and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Facing an unclear future, Witek, an earnest young Polish medical student, chooses to put his education on hold. What happens next spawns into three successive scenarios depending on whether Witek catches or misses his train--giving him three different futures. Whether as an idealistic Communist Party member, an ambivalent dissident or a devoted healer and husband, the young Pole's destiny is shaped by a troubled present poised to engulf him
Potop The deluge ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Polish and held by 132 libraries worldwide
The Swedish army's 17th century invasion of Poland is intertwined with the love story of Andrzej and Oleńka
Niewinni czarodzieje ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in Polish and held by 94 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?
Pan Wołodyjowski Colonel Wolodyjowski ( visu )
3 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in Polish and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Set in the year 1668, the Turks are invading Poland. Colonel Wolodyjowski, the leader of the Polish troops, forms an alliance with a group of Polish Tartars and mount a final defense against the massive army of the Turkish Sultan
Blind chance by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Polish and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Shows a man's life, following three paths he may have taken, as a doctor performing humanitarian deeds, as a poltical activist and as a dissident
Five from Barska Street ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A gang of five juvenile delinquent friends are put on probation after a robbery in post-war Warsaw. The friends find themselves torn between reforming and the fact that they don't seem to be able to stop stealing and causing problems
Przypadek by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Polish and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"Blind chance" depicts three potential lifestories of one and the same man. First, he is a party activist, then a dissident, and finally a physician fulfilling his humanitarian duties. Each incarnation is a result of blind chance, just as the life of every man may take a different course depending on whether he turns to the right or to the left after leaving the hotel. The film tries to establish the relationship between one's freedom and duty. Its basic message is that man should follow certain principles in his life regardless of the circumstances
A generation by Film Polski( visu )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The story of a cocky Polish youth who decides to fight the Nazis after he falls for a pretty resistance leader. As he and his friends help escapees during the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the innocence of a generation is lost under the grueling conditions of war
Andrzej Wajda three war films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Three films directed by Andrzej Wajda, depicting the struggles of resistance fighters in Poland during World War II
Ambulance ( visu )
4 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Polish and No Linguistic Content and held by 26 libraries worldwide
In this haunting short fiction film, a group of Jewish children and their teacher are herded into an ambulance by Nazis; the vehicle, ordinarily representing comfort and safety, becomes the group's death chamber. Morgenstern's presentation of the incident serves as a metaphor for the horror of the Holocaust and provides a powerful trigger for discussion of the disturbing issues raised by the film. The figure of the children's teacher specifically parallels Janusz Korčak (1879-1942), a famous Jewish educator who ran an orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto and died with his young charges at Treblinka
The decalogue ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Presents 3 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
The Krzysztof Kieslowski Collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The scar: A small Polish town anticipates the arrival of a delegate from Warsaw. At stake is a contract with a large fertilizer factory which would provide hundreds of jobs for the impoverished community
Stajnia na Salvatorze ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Gestapo arrest and torture a member of the Polish resistance. He must save his girlfriend, who has also been captured, and his fellow resistance fighters from the same fate. Bonus features include director and cast biographies
Ręce do góry Hands up ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Polish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
This legendary film, banned in Poland for fourteen years tells the story of a group of physicians who meet at a class reunion. During a trip to visit an absent classmate they confront their bitter memories of the Stalinist period
Colonel Wolodyjowski = Pan Wołodyjowski ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in Polish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A landmark epic, based on the historical trilogy by Nobel Prize winner Henryk Sienkiewicz, set in the year 1668 at the time of the Turkish invasion of Poland's Eastern frontier
Przypadek Le hasard by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Polish and held by 15 libraries worldwide
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
Rec̨e do góry dramat = Hands up : drama ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in Polish and held by 13 libraries worldwide
In the mid-Sixties, former Medic Academy students meet at a reunion of the tenth anniversary of their graduation. Encouraged by a letter from an absent friend, a group of four men and a woman decide to visit him. "Shelved immediately after being made in 1967, this film was reedited and new footage added. It begins with a sci-fi motif: abstract images and electronic music take the viewer from ruins of Lebanon to the set of Voelker Schloendorf "The Forgery" where Skolimowski plays a lead role. Another shift takes us to London, where Skolimowski shoots a street scene. There are also shifts into the past with the old footage, featuring a score of Polish actors in a setting resembling Kantor's experimental theatre"--Polish Cinema Database
 
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