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Andrzej Żuławski

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Writer / Journalist | * 11/22/1940 († 75, 02/17/2016) | Lviv, Poland (Ukraine)
Andrzej Żuławski (Polish: [ˈandʐɛj ʐuˈwafskʲi]; 22 November 1940 – 17 February 2016) was a Polish film director and writer. He was born in Lviv, Ukrainian SSR (now Ukraine). Żuławski often went against mainstream commercialism in his films, and enjoyed success mostly with European art-house audiences. In the late 1950s, he studied cinema in France. His second feature, The Devil (1972), was banned in Poland, and Żuławski went to France. After the success of That Most Important Thing: Love in 1975, he returned to Poland where he spent two years making On the Silver Globe (1988). The work on this film was interrupted by the Polish authorities. After that, Żuławski moved to France where he became known for controversial and violent art-house films. Żuławski is also known for his work with actresses including Romy Schneider, Isabelle Adjani and Sophie Marceau. His films have received awards at various international film festivals. Żuławski had also written several novels, for example: Il était Un Verger, Li... ()
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Andrzej Żuławski (November 22, 1940 – February 17, 2016) was a Polish film director. He was born in Lwów, Poland (now Lviv, Ukraine). Żuławski often went against mainstream commercialism in his films, and enjoyed success mostly with European art-house audiences. In the late 1950s, he studied cinema in France. His second feature The Devil (1972) was banned in Poland, and Żuławski went to France. After the success of That Most Important Thing: Love in 1975, he returned to Poland where he spent two years in making The Silver Globe (1988). The work on this film was interrupted by the Polish authorities. After that, Zulawski moved to France where became known for controversial and violent art-house films. Zulawski is also known for his work with certain specific actresses including Romy Schneider, Isabelle Adjani and Sophie Marceau.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Horror

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Awards & Nominations for Andrzej Żuławski

Commander With Star of The Order of Polonia Restituta Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Locarno International Film Festival Best Direction Award César Award for Best Adaptation

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Movies with Andrzej Żuławski as Actor(5)

as himself1988 On the Silver Globe
as Hugo Pierjoyre1985 Sadness and Beauty
as Killed Student1961 Samson

TV Shows/Series with Andrzej Żuławski as Actor(1)

as Antoine Gercourt2003 Dangerous Liaisons

Movies with Andrzej Żuławski as Crew(33)

Writing/Screenplay2019 Bird Talk
Directing/Director2015 Cosmos
Writing/Writer2015 Cosmos
Directing/Director2000 Fidelity
Writing/Writer2000 Fidelity
Directing/Director1996 Szamanka
Directing/Director1991 The Blue Note
Writing/Writer1991 The Blue Note
Directing/Director1989 Boris Godounov
Writing/Scenario Writer1989 Boris Godounov
Directing/Director1988 On the Silver Globe
Writing/Writer1988 On the Silver Globe
Writing/Story1987 Malady of Love
Directing/Director1985 Mad Love
Writing/Writer1985 Mad Love
Directing/Director1984 The Public Woman
Writing/Writer1984 The Public Woman
Directing/Director1981 Possession
Writing/Adaptation1981 Possession
Writing/Screenplay1981 Possession
Directing/Director1975 That Most Important Thing: Love
Writing/Screenplay1975 That Most Important Thing: Love
Directing/Director1972 The Devil
Writing/Writer1972 The Devil
Directing/Director1971 The Third Part of the Night
Writing/Writer1971 The Third Part of the Night
Directing/Director1969 Story of Triumphant Love
Writing/Screenplay1969 Story of Triumphant Love
Directing/Director1967 Pavoncello
Writing/Screenplay1967 Pavoncello
Directing/Second Unit Director1962 Love at Twenty

Full Name: Andrzej Żuławski
Citizenship: Poland
Born: Friday, 11/22 1940 (November) in Lviv, Poland (Ukraine)
Died: Wednesday, 02/17 2016 (February) in Warsaw (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: French (FR), Polish (PL)
Educated at: Institut des hautes études cinématographiques, Faculty of Arts of Paris
Member of: European Film Academy
Spouses (current/former): Małgorzata Braunek
Children: Xawery Żuławski
Siblings: Mateusz Żuławski
Andrzej Żuławski frequently works together with these people:
Andrzej Korzyński (11x, Crew)
Sophie Marceau (5x, Actress)
Daniel Bird (5x, Crew)
Andrzej Wajda (3x, Crew)
Jakub Skoczeń (3x, Crew)
Olga Berluti (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:29357, Added: 05/09/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2021