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Kadar, Jan

Overview
Works: 54 works in 170 publications in 8 languages and 2,032 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Short films  Television adaptations  Western television programs  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Restager , Other, Film editor, fmd, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Obchod na korze by Ján Kadár( Visual )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1942, story of a funny and touching relationship between an elderly Jewish shopkeeper and her Nazi-appointed "Aryan controller," Tono. When the Jews are ordered deported, Tono tries to shield her from the Nazis
Stephen Crane's The blue hotel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nebraska in the 1880's is bleak, lonely, and far from what the Wild West is purported to be. But for a naive Swedish immigrant, the frontier parlor of the blue hotel represent the quintessential western fantasy. No one can convince the Swede that his dime-store notions about the West are foolish. He sees murderous intentions all around him and in his terror he turns everybody against him; the story inevitably ends in tragedy. However, who is responsible? The negative Swede? Or the cliquish hotel guests?
The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directed by Oscar-winner Jan Kadar THE BLUE HOTEL is an adaptation of the classic short story by Stephen Crane, now considered one of the most innovative American writers.. Nebraska in the 1880's: bleak, lonely, and far from what you'd expect The Wild West to be. But a naive Swedish immigrant is living the quintessential western fantasy. No one can convince The Swede that his dime-store notions about The West are foolish. He sees murderous intentions all around him and in his terror, he turns everybody against him.. Inevitably, the Swede attracts tragedy. However, who is responsible? The negative Swede? Or the cliquish hotel guests?
The Angel Levine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zero Mostel plays an elderly Jew whose life experiences have left him an embitterd agnostic. Into Mostel's life floats Alexander Levine, a black Jewish angel, who must convince the old man that life has value else he'll never earn his wings
Freedom road by Bob Marley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Muhammad Ali stars as Gideon Jackson, a black slave freed in the final days of the Civil War. Educating himself, Jackson fights for the right to buy the land on which he once worked, struggling alongside white sharecropper Lait (Kris Kristofferson) who is to become his lifelong friend and ally
Pearls of the Czech new wave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a wicked sense of humor and a healthy streak of surrealism, a group of Czech directors began to speak out about Communism's hypocrisy and absurdity. These six titles are express their thoughts from a remarkable time and place
The shop on Main Street = Obchod na korze( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Czech and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kroner and Slivkova play a husband and wife in Slovakia during WWII. He is appointed as overseer of an old Jewish woman's shop, and tries to hide her when all Jews are ordered deported
The Shop on main street = Obchod na korze( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in Czech and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Czech peasant befriends the old Jewish women whose button shop he takes over and faces a dilemma when the authorities decree all Jews must leave the city
Adrift( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in Czech and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fisherman saves a girl from drowning, altering the course of his life"--Container
Lies my father told me( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about a six-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy, his Russian grandfather, his grandfather's aging horse, and the comic-tragic ambitions of the boy's Canadian-born father, who wants to become rich. Set in the late 1920s in Montreal's Jewish immigrant neighborhood
SMRT si řiká Engelchen = Death is called Engelchen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Czech and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Czech Nationals fight against the Germans in World War II. Includes a love story
The Blue hotel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Crane's story of the Swedish immigrant in the 1880's Nebraska hotel who brings tragedy on himself with his paranoia about the "Wild West."
The shop on Main Street by Ján Kadár( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in Czech and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inept Czech peasant is torn between greed and guilt when the Nazi-backed bosses of his town appoint him "Aryan controller" of an old Jewish widow's button shop. Humor and tragedy fuse in this scathing exploration of one cowardly man's complicity in the horrors of a totalitarian regime."
La tienda en la calle mayor = Obchod na korze( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anton Brtko es un humilde carpintero que trata de vivir con placidez en una pequeña ciudad eslovaca durante la segunda guerra mundial. Aunque observa con ironía y desprecio a los seguidores nazis que tratan de imponer su disciplina a la comunidad, erigir una absurda pirámide de madera en honor a Hitler y arianizar a los comercios judíos locales, la presión de su esposa Evelyn y su cuñado Markus, un caudillo fascista local, no deja de poner trabas a su tranquilidad. Cuando Markus le ofrece hacerse cargo en calidad de ario, de la mercería de la anciana Sra. Lautmann, su vida queda trastocada
The shop on the High Street( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the key films of the Czechoslovak film renaissance of the Sixties. A portrait of 'everyday fascism' in which an old Jewish shopkeeper mistakes her 'Aryan controller' for a new assistant
Le miroir aux alouettes Obchod na korze by Ján Kadár( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1942, pendant loccupation. Dans un petit village de Slovaquie, Tono, un menuisier sans histoire, loin des idées fascistes, doit accepter la gérance dune mercerie, appartenant à une vieille Juive, Mme Lautmannnova, totalement ignorante des nouvelles lois raciales. Sourde, elle le prend pour un assistant. Tono finit par la protéger, jusquau jour où la population yiddisch est rassemblée sur la grand place pour être déportée Film bouleversant sur la culpabilité collective, une oeuvre phare des années 60
The Angel Levine (1970) by Ján Kadár( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching, humorous film about Morris Mishkin, an elderly Jew whose life experiences have left him an embittered agnostic. Into Mishkin's life floats Alexander Levine, a black Jewish angel, who must convince the old man that life has value else Levine will never earn his wings
Freedom road : screenplay by David Zelag Goodman( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obchod na korzeh = The shop on Main Street( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local fuehrer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. Unable to explain his position to Mrs. Lautman, Tono gradually accepts her belief that he is her assistant. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to shield her from the Nazis
Il negozio al corso( Visual )

2 editions published in 1965 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante l'occupazione nazista della Slovacchia un falegname ariano viene messo a proteggere la bottega di un'anziana ebrea, ma nonostante gli inviti dell'avida moglie non la denuncia e anzi le si affeziona. Quando arriva l'ordine di deportazione non sa se nasconderla o consegnarla: involontariamente ne causerà la morte e finirà per suicidarsi. (Mereghetti)
 
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Obchod na korze The shop on Main Street = Obchod na korze The Shop on main street = Obchod na korze The shop on Main Street
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The shop on Main Street = Obchod na korzeThe Shop on main street = Obchod na korzeThe shop on Main Street
Alternative Names
Ján Kadár český režisér

Ján Kadár Czech director

Ján Kadár regista slovacco

Ján Kadár Slowaaks filmregisseur

Ján Kadár slowakischer Filmregisseur

Kadár, Ján.

Kadár, János

Kadaras Janas

Γιαν Καντάρ

Кадар, Ян

Ян Кадар

Ян Кадар словацький сценарист та режисер угорського походження

Յան Կադար

יאן קדר

جان کدار فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان اهل اسلواکی

جون كدار

ヤン・カダール

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