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Olbrychski, Daniel

Works: 442 works in 985 publications in 9 languages and 9,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  Spy films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Bible films  Romantic plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, vac, Costume designer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Daniel Olbrychski
Most widely held works by Daniel Olbrychski
Salt by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Her efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in German and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Dekalog = The Decalogue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Czechoslovakia, Tomas, an oversexed Prague surgeon, marries Tereza, a beautiful, waiflike country girl. Even though he has taken a vow of fidelity, Tomas continues his wanton womanizing, notably with his mistress Sabina. Escaping the 1968 Russian invasion of Prague by heading for Geneva, Switzerland, Sabina takes up with another man and unexpectedly develops an unlikely yet stimulating friendship with fellow refugee Tereza. Meanwhile, Tomas, who previously had been interested only in sex, becomes politicized by the fall of Dubcek and the collapse of the Czech leader's unique brand of limited democracy within the communist system
Rosa Luxemburg by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sukowa offers a towering performance in this compelling, multileveled biography of the dedicated, idealistic democratic socialist/pacifist/humanist who played a prominent role in German politics in the early years of the century
A survivor from Warsaw : op. 46 by Arnold Schoenberg( )

5 editions published in 1992 in Latin and German and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ziemia obiecana = The promised land( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three friends hope to build a factory but their plans are quickly jeopardized by local politics and one of the partner's dangerous love affair"--Container
Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
Pan Tadeusz( Visual )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A grand and patriotic tale of Poland's struggle for freedom just before Napoleon's war with Russia. Written in poetic style by Adam Mickiewicz, this story follows two feuding Polish families as they overcome their old conflicts and petty lives. However, they are able unite as one with the patriotic and rebelious efforts to free the country they deeply love from Russian control."--Container insert
Landscape after battle = Krajobraz po bitwie( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Polish Holocaust survivors, a Gentile political prisoner and a headstrong Jewish girl, begin a romantic relationships in the days after their liberation by the Allies
Dekalog( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Polish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Using the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, the ten hour-long films deftly grapple with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Also presented are the longer theatrical versions of the series' fifth and sixth films: A short film about killing and A short film about love
Potop = The deluge( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Swedish army's 17th century invasion of Poland is intertwined with the love story of Andrzej and Oleńka
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Polish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Decalogue is a 1989 Polish television drama series directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and co-written by Kieslowski with Krzysztof Piesiewicz. It consists of 10 one-hour films, each of which represents one of the Ten Commandments and explores possible meanings of the commandment, often ambiguous or contradictory, within a fictional story set in modern Poland. The entire 10 episode mini series is featured on the first five discs. Disc Six is a bonus DVD that features a documentary on director Krysztof Kieslowski. Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Panny z Wilka = Young girls of Wilko( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 15 years away, Wiktor returns to Wilko, where he spent an important part of his life, and realizes he has had an impact on the town and its people. His presence in turn forces the young girls of Wilko to evaluate their lives and failures
Wszystko na sprzedaż by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by the death of Polish actor Zbigniew Cybulski, [the film] focuses on the behind-the-scenes lives of a director and his actors when they are disrupted by the mysterious murder of their leading man ... Film fiction mixes with reality as some of the actors play themselves"--Container
Zemsta( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two 17th century aristocratic families, due to decline in their ancestral legacies, inhabit separate parts of a crumbling castle and thrive on making each other miserable. The feuding noblemen try to outwit one another for romance and control over their extravagant realm while their family members pursue their selfish interests of greed and lust. Thwarted lovers, mistaken identity, closed-door couplings and long simmering feuds abound in this delightful farce!"--Container
Gebürtig by Lukas Stepanik( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The past catches up on two men, a Jewish emigrant composer Hermann Gëburtig and the German journalist Konrad Sachs. Gëburtig testifies against a former concentration camp supervisor, and Sachs faces the reality that his father was an SS-Doctor
Die Blechtrommel = Tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in German and English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intellectually challenging, visually stunning parable of modern society in violent transition--as narrated by Oskar Matzerath, one of the most unforgettably unique heroes of our time. Oskar is born into a world he never made and he hates what he sees. At three, decides to stop growing, then and there, and remain a three-year-old, alone, once and for all. The next two terrible decades of feast and famine, fascism and slaughter, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in a shriek piercing enough to break glass
Magnificat ; Kadisz by Krzysztof Penderecki( )

7 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les uns et les autres = Bolero by Claude Lelouch( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1936, the film traces the lives of four families across three continents and five decades through the turbulent years following World War II up to the '80s highlighting the music and dance that is central to the lives of all the characters
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Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum Die Blechtrommel
The unbearable lightness of beingRosa LuxemburgDie Blechtrommel
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Daniel Olbrychski

Daniel Olbrychski acteur polonais

Daniel Olbrychski actor polaco

Daniel Olbrychski actor polonez

Daniel Olbrychski attore polacco

Daniel Olbrychski lengyel színész

Daniel Olbrychski Polish actor

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Daniel Olbrychski polsk skådespelare

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Daniel Olbrychski Pools acteur

Olbrychski, D.

Ol'bryhskij, Daniel'.

Olʹbrykhskiĭ, Daniėl

Даниел Олбрихски

Даніэль Альбрыхскі

Данієль Ольбрихський

Ольбрыхский Даниель

Ольбрыхский, Даниэл

Ольбрыхский, Даниэль польский актёр и писатель

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