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Film and theatre director, screenwriter, playwright. Born in 1941 in Stanislawowo. A graduate of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (faculty of graphics and painting, 1966) and Lodz National Film School (directing). Graphic designer for Magazyn Polski. Author of theatre, television and radio plays. Screenwriter: CASTING (Zdjecia probne), LAUREATE (Laureat), THE BIG RUN (Wielki bieg), BARITONE (Baryton)–awarded for the screenplay at PFF Gdansk ’85. Lecturer of the Lodz Film School. Co-owner of the production studio Fokus Film.

2010JOANNA.- PFF, Gdynia 2010: Best Director & Best Screenplay Award; 2011 Polish Eagle Award - Best Leadind Actress for Urszula Grabowska, Best Supporting Actress for Stanislawa Celinska
2005THE COLLECTOR (Komornik)–Golden Lion, Best actor for Andrzej Chyra at PFF Gdynia ‘05
2005SOLIDARITY, SOLIDARITY (Solidarnosc, Solidarnosc)–A SHORT STORY OF A BOARD (Krotka historia pewnej tablicy)
1995FAR FROM THE OTHERS (Daleko od siebie)
1994SUMMER LOVE (Lato milosci)
1993ILLICIT ACT (Samowolka) (direction award at PFF Gdynia ‘95)
1991GAME IS OVER (Koniec gry)
1989CAPITAL, OR HOW TO MAKE MONEY IN POLAND (Kapital, czyli jak zrobic pieniadze w Polsce)
1986HERO OF THE YEAR (Bohater roku) (Silver Lion–Best Director Award at PFF Gdansk ’87; Special Prize of Jury and Soviet Filmmakers Award at Moscow film Festival ‘87)
1984THE IDOL (Idol)
1981THERE WAS JAZZ (Byl jazz) - Grand Prix at Koszalin Film Festival, Polish Jazz Archive Award at PFF Gdansk ‘84
1979CHANCE (Szansa)
BESIDE (Obok)–prize for script at PFF Gdansk ’79; 3rd Prize at Rotterdam Film Festival ’80; Ecumenical Jury Prize at Lucerne
1977TOP DOG (Wodzirej)–Golden Grapes and Don Quixote Award at LFS in Lagow ‘78
1975AT THE HEIGHT OF SUMMER (W srodku lata)–Distinguishing at San Remo IFF ‘76
The 20th Annual
Polish Film Festival
October 18-24, 2019
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