Andrzej Żuławski, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Andrzej Żuławski

Polish film director

Date of Birth: 22-Nov-1940

Place of Birth: Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 17-Feb-2016

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, journalist, film director, television actor, film actor

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Andrzej Żuławski

  • Andrzej Zulawski (Polish: ['and??j ?u'wafsk?i]; 22 November 1940 – 17 February 2016) was a Polish film director and writer.
  • He was born in Lwów (Lviv), [Poland] (now Ukraine).
  • Zulawski 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 Zulawski 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, Zulawski moved to France where he became known for controversial and violent art-house films.
  • Zulawski 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.
  • Zulawski had also written several novels, for example: Il était Un Verger, Lity Bór (a.k.a.
  • La Forêt Forteresse), W Oczach Tygrysa, and Ogród Milosci.

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