The Actress

The Actress

dir.

Kinga Dębska, Maria Konwicka

2015, 1 h 12 min

A feature length biopic documentary about Elżbieta Czyżewska, one of the most popular Polish actress, the style and beauty icon of the ‘60s., who died 5 years ago. In 1968 she and her husband, an American journalist, emigrated to the USA. Her great Polish career did not help her make her mark as an actress in the States.
The documentary, constructed along the principles of a feature film, guides the viewer step by step through the actress’s life that resembles a Greek tragedy.

written by Maria Konwicka
directors of photography Radosław Ładczuk PSC, Jan Paweł Trzaska, Maciej Kozłowski
sound by Leszek Freund, Jacek Stępiński
edited by Bartosz Karczyński, Marcin Bukojemski 

cast Meryl Streep, Andrzej Wajda, Daniel Olbrychski, Michał Urbaniak, Adam Holender, Gay Talese, Nancy Weber, Hanna Hartowicz, Omar Sangare
produced by Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop
co-produced by Telewizja Polska
producers Zbigniew Domagalski, Janusz Skałkowski
co-producer Witold Będkowski
production manager Kamil Skałkowski
co-financed by Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej

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