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Internationally acclaimed filmmaker whose harshly realistic but sensitively handled dramas-many based on real-life events - have won her a growing audience in the United States. She studied filmmaking in Prague during the late 1960s. After co directing her FIRST feature, Screen Tests (1977), she began a fruitful relationship with famed Polish director Andrzej Wajda, writing the screenplay for WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (1979). She gained notoriety as part of the Polish New Wave. After martial law was declared in Poland, she moved to Paris.

In 1981 at the Polish Film Festival in Gdansk she won the Golden Lion for Fever (Goraczka) and in 1988 Special Jury prize for A Lonely Woman (Kobieta samotna). For Angry Harvest Holland received an Oscar® nomination for Best Foreign Language Film Category in 1986 and won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury - Special Mention in 1985 at the Montreal World Film Festival. For Europa, Europa in 1992 she won the  Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar for Best Screenplay.

She then tackled a mainstream project, for executive producer Francis Ford Coppola, directing a handsome remake of The Secret Garden (1993). In 1995 she was nominated to the Golden Seashell for Total Eclipse at the San Sebastian IFF. In 1988 received the Women in Film Crystal Award. Member of the European Film Academy.

2013 Czech Lion - Best Director for  BUENING BUSH
2012 Gdynia Film Festival - Best Director Award for IN DARKNESS
2012 Nominated for the 84th Academy Awards in Foreign Language Film Category for IN DARKNESS
1995 Nominated for Golden Seashell at the San Sebastian International Film Festival for Total Eclipse
1993 Nominated for BAFTA Film Award for Best Film not in the English Language for Europa Europa
1988 Won International Award: the Women in Film Crystal Award
1988 Won Special Jury Prize at Gdynia Polish Film Festival for Lonely Woman (Kobieta Samotna)
1988 Nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay for Anna
1985 Won Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at the Montreal World Film Festival for Bittere Ernte
1981 Won Golden Lion at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia for Fever (Goraczka) 
1981 Nominated for Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Fever (Goraczka)

2017SPOOR (Pokot) - Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize at thr 2017 Berlin International Film Festival
2013BUENING BUSH (Gorejacy krzew) - 2014 Czech Lions:Best Film, Best Director for Agnieszka Holland, Best Cinematography for Martin Strba, Best Screenplay for Stepan Hulik, Best Music, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Directions for Milan Bycek, Best Editing for Pavel Hrdlicka, Best Costumes for Katarina Holla, Best Make-up for Zdenek Klika, Best Sound for Marek Hart & Petr Cechak; 2014 Hong Kong International Film Festival- SIGNIS Award for Agnieszka Holland; 2013 Monte-Carlo TV Festival - Outstanding Actor for Ivan Trojan; 2013 Camerimade - Golden Frog for Martin Strba
2011IN DARKNESS (W ciemnosci) - 2012 Gdynia Film Festival - Golden Lions; Best Director for Agnieszka Holland; Best Cinematography for Jolanta Dylewska; Best Actress for Agnieszka Grochowska; Best Actor for Robert Wieckiewicz; Best Art Director for Erwin Prib, Katarzyna Sobanska & Marcel Slawinski; Best Costiums for Katarzyna Lewinska & Jagna Janicka; Best Editing for Michal Czarnecki; Best Make-up for Janusz Kaleja; 2012 Polish Eagle (Orly) Award - Best Actor for Robert Wieckiewicz, Best Supporting Role for Kinga Preis, Best Cinematography for Jolanta Dylewska. 2012 Nominated for the 84th Academy Awards in Foreign Language Film Category; 2011 Camerimage - Golden Frog for Jolanta Dylewska; 2011 Stella Artois St. Louis International Film Festival - Best Fest Audience Choice Award for the Best Narrative Feature; 2011 Mar Del Plata Internationa Film Festival, Argentyna - Cinecolor Audience Award; 2011 Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain - Best Director Award for Agnieszka Holland
2006Copying Beethoven
2001Golden Dreams
1999The Third Miracle
1997Washington Square
1995Total Eclipse (Rimbaud Verlaine)
1993The Secret Garden
1993Fallen Angels (TV)
1992Olivier, Olivier
1990Europe Europe (Hitlerjunge Salomon)
1990Largo Desolto (TV)
1988To Kill a Prist (Zabic Ksiedza)
1985Angry Harvest (Bittere Ernte)
1985Culture (Kultura)
1982Les Cartes Postales do Paris (TV)
1981Lonely Woman (Kobieta Samotna)
1981Fever (Goraczka)
1980Provincial Actors (Aktorzy Prowincjonalni)
1977Screen Test (Zdjecia Probne)
1977Sunday Children (Niedzielne Dzieci)
1977Something for Something (Cos za cos)
1975Evening at Abdon (Wieczor u Abdona)
1975Picture from Life (Obrazki z Zycia)
1973The Conspir

1994THREE COLORS - BLUE (Trzy Kolory: Niebieski)
1992Olivier, Olivier
1990Europe Europe (Hitlerjuge Salomon)
1988The Possessed (Les Possedes)
1988To Kill a Priest (Zabic Ksiedza)
1988The Girlfriend (La Amiga)
1985Angry Harvest (Bittere Ernte)
1983Love in Germany (Liebe in Deutschland)
1981A Woman Alone
1981Man Unnecessary (Mezczyzna Niepotrzebny)
1981A Lonely Woman (Kobieta Samotna)
1980Provincial Actors (Aktorzy Prowincjonalni)
1979WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (Bez Znieczulenia)
1977Screen Test (Zdjecia Probne)
1977Sunday Children (Niedzielne Dzieci)
1975Evening at Abdon (Wieczor u Abdona)
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