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Born in Lvov in 1931. Director, screenwriter, and professor of film art. He graduated in Architecture from Cracow Technical University (1995) and in Film Directing from Lodz  Film School (1961). He debuted in 1958 with his FIRST professional documentary PLAY (Zabawa). Many of his short films have been recognized internationally, including FLEISCHER'S ALBUM (Album Fleischera) the winner of the Golden Gate at San Francisco FF for best War Short Film and DUEL (Pojedynek) the winner at festivals in Buffalo, Vancouver, Montreal, Cork, and Edinburgh. In 1966 he directed his FIRST full feature film THE LODGER (Sublokator). Since then he directed over 30 films. A professor Extraordinaire of Film Art since 1987. The President (1983-90) and Honorary President (since 2006) of the Polish Filmmakers Association. From 1987-91 member of the Cinematography Committee.


2015THE ECCENTRICS. THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET (Excentrycy czyli po slonecznej stronie ulicy)
2010THE RITE OF PASSAGE (Ma?a Matura 1947): Gdynia Polish Film Festival - Special Jury Award
2006LOVE IN THE UNDERGROUND PASSAGE (Milosc w przejsciu podziemnym)
2005AFTER SEASON (Po sezonie)
1998DESERTER'S GOLD (Zloto dezerterow)
1989MARK OF CAIN (Czarny wawoz) (Czarny w?wóz)
1985DESERTERS (C.K. Dezerterzy): Golden Duck for Best Film
1982SALTY ROSE (Slona ró?a)
AN EPITAPH FOR BARBARA RADZIWILL (Epitafium dla Barbary Radziwi??ówny)
1979LESSON OF A DEAD LANGUAGE (Lekcja martwego j?zyka)
1977THE GORGON CASE (Sprawa Gorgonowej)
1975HOTEL PACIFIC (Zakl?te rewiry): Best Director at IFF, Panama
1973JEALOUSY AND MEDICINE (Zazdro?? i medycyna)
1969THE CRIMINAL WHO STOLE CRIME (Zbrodniarz, który ukrad? zbrodni?)
THE BEAR (Lokis. R?kopis profesora Wittembacha): Grand Prix at IFF, Sitges
1966THE LODGER (Sublokator): Best Director and Best Script at IFF, Panama Medal at IFF, Cork; FIPRESCI Award at ITF, Mannheim.
The 20th Annual
Polish Film Festival
October 16-24, 2019
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