Jerzy Skolimowski

Jerzy Skolimowski

Director, screenwriter, actor and painter. Winner of numerous film awards, including the Golden Bear at the 1967 Berlin IFF for The Departure, the Jury Award at the 1978 Cannes IFF for The Shout, two Special Jury Awards at the Venice IFF in 1985 (for The Lightship) and in 2010 (for Essential Killing). In 2016 he received the Career Achievement Golden Lion Award at the Venice IFF and in 2018 – the Platinum Lions Award at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. In June 2022 he received a Life Achievement Eagle Award.


Selected films:

1964 Identification Marks: None

1967 The Departure

1978 The Shout

1985 The Lightship

2008 Four Nights with Anna

2010 Essential Killing

2015 11 Minutes