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Born in 1929. After graduating in 1953 form the Lodz Film School he begins his career as an actor. Between 1956 and 1963 he was artistic director of 7’15 Theatre and founder and head of Television Center "TV Popular Theatre". In 1963 he moved to {donotperse}Warsaw and become the Chief Director and later Head of Polish TV Masterpiece Theatre.
In September 1972 he wrote and directed "Night and Days" (Noce i dnie), based on novel by Maria Dabrowska, which was nominated for the Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language category. Along with his wife, actress Jadwiga Baranska moved to the States in 1979. From 1985 to 2001 he hold tenure at the UCLA Film School teaching advanced directing.
At 2013 Gdynia Film Festival he was presented with The Platinum Lions.

2002CHOPIN. DESIRE FOR LOVE (Chopin. Pragnienie milosci)
1980The Walls (Sciana)
1975NIGHTS AND DAYS (Noce i dnie) - Golden Lion, Best Actress Award for Jadwiga Baranska and Beat Actor Award for Jerzy Binczycki at the PFF Gdansk '75; Silver Berlin Bear for Jadwiga Baranska, Unicrit Award for Jerzy Antczak at the Berlin IFF '76; Nominated for 1977 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
1970Epilogue of Nuremberg (Epilog norymbergski) - Audience Award, International Critics Award, Intervision Award at the World Film and TV Festival in Prague
1968Countess Cosel (Hrabina Cosel)
Polish Public Award '68
1966The Master (Mistrz)
Prix Italia at Palermo '68
1966The Shot (Strzal)
Ramsey Award, Cairo '68
The 20th Annual
Polish Film Festival
October 16-24, 2019
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