Jerzy Skolimowski

Jerzy Skolimowski at IFFR

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 2009, a retrospective of his work was screened in Rotterdam.


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)

Jerzy Skolimowski at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR