Maria Mamona

Maria Mamona
Bio
Stage, television and film actress. In 1977 graduated from the Warsaw Theatre Academy and the same year was hired by the director of Teatr Wspolczesny, Erwin Axer, and is member of the company ever since.

She has played over 30 different leading and supporting roles of very diverse character under the helm of the most prominent Polish directors. She has also taken part in over 30 television productions – TV dramas, episodic series and novellas, and over 30 feature films.

She is an author and the sole performer of My Lord… based on Confession of a Nun by Denis Diderot. She performed this play many times on Polish stages in the late ‘80s. In 1995 she played it over 20 times at the Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, UK, in the English language, and she received enthusiastic reviews. She also performed this one-woman show at the theatrical festivals in Adelaide, Australia and Toronto, Canada. Everywhere she garnered high critical acclaims.

She played Mother in The Killer by Alexander Molchanov in Teatr Wspolczesny, the title role in Baba Chanel by Nikolaj Kolada in Teatr Polonia.

Filmography
2019 Elizabeth (Elżbieta) by Wojciech Klimala
2016 Blindness (Zaćma) by Ryszard Bugajski
2015 A Grain of Truth (Ziarno prawdy) by Borys Lankosz
Toast by Filip Hillesland
2013 The Closed Circuit(Układ zamknięty) by Ryszard Bugajski
In the Name of (W imię…) by Malgorzata Szumowska
2010 I Won’t Be Here Tomorrow (Jutro mnie tu nie będzie)
– 2011 New York Polish Film Festival – Best Short Film Award;
– 2011 International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf – Silver Egg Award;
– 2010 Camerimage – Gold Tadpole for Jakub Giza;
– 2010 Gdynia Polish Film Festival – Special Award in Young Polish Cinema Competition
2009 General Nil (Generał Nil) by Ryszard Bugajski
2007 God’s Little Garden (U Pana Boga w ogródku) by Jacek Bromski
1999 Pan Tadeusz by Andrzej Wajda
Till the End of the World (Na koniec świata) by Magdalena Lazarkiewicz
Like a Drug (Jak narkotyk) by Barbara Sass
1980 Without Love (Bez miłości) by Barbara Sass
1977 Camouflage (Barwy ochronne) by Krzysztof Zanussi