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Slavic & East European Feature Films


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The Kanal [andrzej Wajda: Three War Films]

[Kanal] by Wajda. In Polish with subtitles. Feature Film —"Kanal" is the second of Andrzej Wajda's trilogy about WWII in Poland. "Kanal" is about a group of resistance fighters and civilians who, out of necessity, band together to fight (what appears to be a losing battle) against the oncoming Nazis. First set in an incredibly bleak ruin of Warsaw, the story and acting only intensify as they begrudgingly try to escape through the underground sewer system. —PN1997 .A54 2005— DVD

The Karla

By Zschoche. In German with subtitles. Feature Film — A young idealistic teacher, just starting her career in East German schools, discovers her students hide their true thoughts and only say what they are expected to say. The young teacher tries to encourage open discussions about taboo topics, attempting to break down the walls of suspicion and cynicism. Her superiors view her actions with unease and eventually intervene to discipline Carla. The film was labeled nihilistic, skeptical and hostile by the Unity Party of Germany (SED) and only in 1990 was it shown in cinemas. — HQ799.G53 K3 — VIDEO

Khrustalev, My Car!

[Khrustalev, mashinu!] by German. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film — A bizzare, stream of conscience film by one of the great Russian auteur filmmakers that embodies the paranoia and claustrophobia of the late Stalin period. —PN1995.9.F67 K5 2005— DVD

Kindergarten

[Detskii sad], by Yevtushenko. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A semi-autobiographical film about a young boy, adrift in Russia during World War II. — PN1997 .K453 — VIDEO

Kin-dza-dza

[Kin-dza-dza], by Daneliia. In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film — PN1997 .K5639 — VIDEO

King Lear

[Korol' Lir], by Kozintsev. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film — A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters. — PN1997.K56 J37 — VIDEO

King Lear

[Korol' Lir], by Kozintsev. In Russian with subtitles. Feature Film —A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king prematurely divides his kingdom between his daughters in the vain hope that they will care for him in his old age. — PR2786.K55 P37 2007— DVD

Kings of Crime

[Vory v zakone] by Kara . In Russian without subtitles. Feature Film — Based on the stories of Fazil iskander — PN1997 .V68 — VIDEO

Knife in the Water

[Nóz w wodzie] by Polanski. In Polish with subtitles. Feature Film —A middle-aged journalist and his wife invite a footloose young hitch-hiker aboard their sail-boat for a Sunday outing in the Polish lake district. Like two peacocks, the men proceed to flaunt their virility before the woman, revealing a cynical sadism on the part of the husband and a growing resentment in the knife-wielding youth.—PN1997 .N69 2003— DVD

The Kolya

By Sverak. In Czech with subtitles. Feature Film — A confirmed bachelor is in for the surprise of his life when a get-rich-quick scheme backfires, setting off a wild set of circumstances and leaving him with a pint-sized new roommate. — PN1997 .K668 1996 — DVD

Korczak

[Korczak], by Wajda. In Polish with subtitles. Feature Film — Tells the true story of Janusz Korczak, a renowned physician and author who ran a home for Jewish orphans in 1930's Warsaw. — PN1997 .K67 1993 — VIDEO

Kornblumenblau

[Kornblumenblau] by Wosiewicz. In Polish with English Dubbing. Feature Film — Story of a musician's life in a German death camp and his ability to adjust after liberation by Soviet soldiers. — PN1997.P7 K676 1998 — VIDEO

Last modified: August 11, 2009