Jerzy Skolimowski

Jerzy Skolimowski

Active - 1960 - 2023  |   Birth - May 5, 1938  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, Action-Adventure | Subgenres - Comedy Drama, Melodrama, Anti-War, Biographical Film, Black Comedy Film

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Jerzy Skolimowski is a Polish film director, screenwriter, dramatist and actor. A graduate of the prestigious National Film School in Łódź, Skolimowski has directed more than twenty films since his 1960 début Oko wykol. In 1967 he was awarded Golden Bear for his film Le départ. His most famous film is Deep End (1970), starring Jane Asher and John Moulder Brown. He lived in Los Angeles for over 20 years where he painted in a figurative, expressionist mode and occasionally acted in films. He recently returned to Poland, and to film making as a writer and director, after a 17-year hiatus with Cztery noce z Anną in 2008. He received the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 2016 Venice Film Festival.

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