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Borowiec, Piotr (1963- ).

Overview
Works: 226 works in 254 publications in 7 languages and 264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Musical films  Film noir  Romantic comedy films  Melodrama 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Piotr Borowiec
Publications by Piotr Borowiec
Most widely held works by Piotr Borowiec
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness. Directed and screenplay by Sofia Coppola
The Tudors. Tudorowie ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Frank Miller's Sin City by Frank Miller( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care. Four tales of crime in Sin City where it is infested with criminals, crooked cops and sexy dames- where some are searching for vengeance, some for redemption, and others are searching for both. The Man is a muscular brute who's looking for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie. Another man is fed up with Sin City's corrupt law enforcement and decides to take the law into his own hands after a horrible mistake. A cop risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile. A hitman is looking to make a little cash. All based on the Graphic Novels by Frank Miller
Warszawa w skrócie : przewodnik ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Polish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Next by Lee Tamahori( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him. He can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies low in Vegas under an assumed name. There, he performs cheap tricks and lives off small-time gambling "winnings." But when a terrorist group threatens to detonate a nuclear device in Los Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris must use all her wiles to capture Cris and convince him to help her stop the cataclysm
Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
From rags to riches to haute-couture: the incredible story of the legendary style icon Coco Chanel. From her humble beginnings at a French country orphanage to the extravagant heights of Parisian society, Chanel's indomitable creative spirit was expressed as a dance hall singer, seamstress, social rebel and fashion icon
21 grams by Alejandro González Iñárritu( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Fate brought them together, now vengence will tear them apart. A violent car accident unexpectedly throws together the lives of a college professor, an ex-con and a young mother with a reckless past. The crossing of their paths takes them through the heights of love, the depths of revenge and the promise of redemption
Le voyage du ballon rouge by Xiaoxian Hou( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Simon is dealing with the increased fragility of his loving yet preoccupied mother, Suzanne. When a Taiwanese film student, Song, is hired to help care for Simon, a unique extended family is formed. The two become completely dependent on each other, yet both are lost in separate dreams mirrored by a delicate, shiny red balloon
Finding Neverland by Marc Forster( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, Sylvia's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland
Cidade de Deus = City of God by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Augustine of Hippo is a symbol of humankind in early medieval times, seeking to understand the terror and destruction resulting from the barbarian devastations of the Roman world, seeking to find the hand of God-and finding it in the counterpart to the destroyed city of man in the city of God. The program covers the church resurgence, filling the vacuum left by the collapse of civil government and changing to meet its new obligations and fill its new role in society; the creation of the Vulgate Bible; mass conversions; the rule of Pope Gregory the Great-the last of the Roman popes and the first of the European; monastic life; Romanesque architecture; and the role of the pilgrimage in medieval society. (39 minutes)
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank kissing another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond - a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it. Despite Cathy and Frank's struggle to keep their marriage afloat, the reality of his homosexuality and her feelings for Raymond open a painful, if more honest, chapter in their lives
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sacrifice: A dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Seas witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind. Directed: Documentary about Andrei Tarkovsky and the making of his last film
Drowning by numbers by Peter Greenaway( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Three generations of women, all with the same name, rid themselves of their unwanted husbands one by one and each in the same way: they drown them. The local coroner agrees to declare each of the deaths accidental in return for sexual favors. But when things don't go exactly as planned, he devises a final game that could result in the undoing of them all
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
Dracula untold by Gary Shore( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
As his kingdom is being threatened by the Turks, young prince Vlad Tepes must become a monster feared by his own people in order to obtain the power needed to protect his own family, and the families of his kingdom
Grease by Randal Kleiser( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
It's love when a greaser falls for a good girl in this classic musical depicting young life in the fifties
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Raimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved
Analyze this & analyze that by Harold Ramis( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
DeNiro is the ruthless Mafia boss who suddenly goes soft and does what every self-respecting American would do, gets a therapist
Meduzot = Jellyfish by Etgar Keret( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hebrew and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Batya, a struggling waitress, cares for a mysterious child that appeared to her out of the sea. Newlywed Keren nurses a broken leg and a ruined honeymoon. Filipino migrant worker Joy tries to support her son back home. A reflection on making connections and confronting destiny in a deconstructed urban landscape
Clockstoppers by Jonathan Frakes( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Zak Gibbs is an ordinary teenager who suddenly obtains extraordinary powers when he stumbles upon a mysterious wristwatch-type device that can literally stop time in its tracks
 
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Languages
English (27)
French (4)
Polish (3)
Swedish (2)
Portuguese (2)
Spanish (2)
Hebrew (1)
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