Jerzy Skolimowski

Jerzy Skolimowski

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Jerzy SKOLIMOWSKI (1938, Poland) is a filmmaker, scriptwriter, actor, poet and painter. He graduated in Ethnography from Warsaw University in 1959 and attended the prestigious Polish Film School in Lódz. Together with Roman Polanski he wrote the screenplay for Polanski’s film Knife in the Water (1962). Skolimowski has directed more than 20 films inside and outside Poland. In 1967, he won the Golden Bear in Berlin for his film Le départ. For The Shout (1978), he was awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes. Skolimowski has twice won the Venice Special Jury Prize, in 1985 for The Lightship and in 2010 for Essential Killing. In 2016, he received the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. In 2009, a retrospective of his work was screened in Rotterdam.

Filmography

Oko wykol/The Menacing Eye (1960, short), Hamles/Little Hamlet (1960, short), Erotyk/Erotique (1960, short), Boks/Boxing (1961), Pieniadze albo zycie/Money or Life (1961, short), The Nude (1962), Rysopis/Identification Marks: None (1964), Walkower/Walkover (1965), Bariera/Barrier (1966), Rece do góry/Hands Up! (1966), Le départ (1966), Deep End (1970), The Adventures of Gerard (1970), King, Queen, Knave (1972), The Shout (1978), Moonlighting (1982), Dialóg 20-40-60 (segment: The Twenty-Year-Olds, 1968), Success Is the Best Revenge (1984), The Lightship (1985), Torrents of Spring (1989), Ferdydurke/Thirty Door Key (1991), Cztery noce z Anna/Four Nights with Anna (2008), Essential Killing (2010), 11 minut/11 Minutes (2015), W domu (2020, TV series, episode: To nie my)

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Jerzy Skolimowski at IFFR