|Born||17 July 1961|
|Alma mater||National Film School in Łódź|
|Spouse(s)||Anna Komornicka (divorced)|
Aleksandra Justa (divorced March 2012)
Monika Zamachowska (2014-present)
|Children||Marysia, Antek, Tadeusz, Bronisława|
Zbigniew Zamachowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈzbiɡɲɛv zamaˈxɔfskʲi] ; born 17 July 1961) is a Polish actor.
He was born on 17 July 1961 in Brzeziny near Łódź. Zamachowski graduated from the actor's faculty of the National Film School in Łódź. He began his acting career in 1981 and in 1989 had a co-starring role in Part Ten (Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Goods) of director Krzysztof Kieślowski's film series, Dekalog .Four years later, Kieślowski cast him as the lead character, "Karol Karol", in Three Colors: White , the second of his acclaimed Three Colors trilogy. He is a two-time winner of Polish Film Awards for his roles in Robert Gliński's film Hi, Tereska (2001) and Andrzej Jakimowski's film drama Zmróż oczy (2004). His other notable roles are featured in Kazimierz Kutz's film Colonel Kwiatkowski (1996), Jerzy Hoffman's historical film With Fire and Sword (1999) and Andrzej Wajda's biopic Walesa: Man of Hope (2013).
Between 1985 and 1997, he performed at The Studio Theater, and since 1997 he has been an actor at the National Theater in Warsaw.
Three Colours: Blue is a 1993 French drama film directed and co-written by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski. Blue is the first of three films that comprise the Three Colours trilogy, themed on the French Revolutionary ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity; it is followed by White and Red. According to Kieślowski, the subject of the film is liberty, specifically emotional liberty, rather than its social or political meaning.
Krzysztof Kieślowski was a Polish film director and screenwriter. He is known internationally for Dekalog (1989), The Double Life of Veronique (1991), and the Three Colours trilogy (1993–1994). Kieślowski received numerous awards during his career, including the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize (1988), FIPRESCI Prize, and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (1991); the Venice Film Festival FIPRESCI Prize (1989), Golden Lion (1993), and OCIC Award (1993); and the Berlin International Film Festival Silver Bear (1994). In 1995, he received Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Writing.
Three Colours: White is a 1994 French-Polish drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski. White is the second in the Three Colours trilogy, themed on the French Revolutionary ideals, following Blue and preceding Red. The film was selected as the Polish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 67th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
Zbigniew Preisner is a Polish film score composer, best known for his work with film director Krzysztof Kieślowski.
Janusz Gajos is a Polish film, television and theatre actor as well as pedagogue and photographer. Professor of Theatre Arts and an Honorary Doctor of the National Film School in Łódź, he is considered one of the greatest Polish actors.
Dekalog is a 1988 Polish drama series of films directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski for television and co-written by Kieślowski with Krzysztof Piesiewicz, with music by Zbigniew Preisner. It consists of ten one-hour films, inspired by the decalogue of the Ten Commandments. Each short film explores characters facing one or several moral or ethical dilemmas as they live in an austere housing project in 1980s Poland.
The Three Colours trilogy is the collective title of three films directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski: Three Colours: Blue (1993), Three Colours: White (1994), and Three Colours: Red (1994). The trilogy was a co-production between France, Poland and Switzerland, in French language, with the exception of White in Polish and French. All three films were co-written by Kieślowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicz, produced by Marin Karmitz and composed by Zbigniew Preisner.
The Double Life of Veronique is a 1991 French-Polish-Norwegian drama film directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski and starring Irène Jacob. Written by Kieślowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicz, the film explores the themes of identity, love, and human intuition through the characters of Weronika, a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, a French music teacher. The two women do not know each other, and yet they share a mysterious and emotional bond that transcends language and geography.
Jerzy Oskar Stuhr is one of the most popular, influential and versatile Polish film and theatre actors. He also works as a screenwriter, film director and drama professor. He served as the Rector of the Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts in Kraków for two terms: from 1990 to 1996 and again from 2002 to 2008.
"Thou shalt not kill" is one of the Ten Commandments.
A Short Film About Killing is a 1988 drama film directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski and starring Mirosław Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, and Jan Tesarz. Written by Krzysztof Kieślowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicz, the film was expanded from Dekalog: Five of the Polish television series Dekalog. Set in Warsaw, Poland, the film compares the senseless, violent murder of an individual to the cold, calculated execution by the state. A Short Film About Killing won both the Jury Prize and the FIPRESCI Prize at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, as well as the European Film Award for Best Film.
Polish Film Awards: Eagles is a film awards ceremony given annually since 1999, with the first event held on 21 June, by the National Chamber of Audiovisual Producers (KIPA). Since 2003 they are given out by the Polish Film Academy. Their status in the Polish film industry can be compared with Academy Awards.
The Gdynia Film Festival is an annual film festival first held in Gdańsk, now held in Gdynia, Poland.
Dekalog: One is the first part of Dekalog, the drama series of films directed by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski for television, possibly connected to the first and second imperatives of the Ten Commandments: "I am the Lord your God; you shall have no other gods before me" and "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image."
Dekalog: Two is the second part of Dekalog, the drama series of films directed by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski for television, connected to the second imperative of the Ten Commandments: ''Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.''
Dekalog: Three is the third part of Dekalog, the drama series of films directed by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski for television, possibly connected to the third and sixth imperatives of the Ten Commandments: "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy" and "Thou shalt not commit adultery".
Dekalog: Five is the fifth part of Dekalog, the drama series of films directed by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski for television, connected to the fifth imperative of the Ten Commandments: "Thou shalt not murder".
Dekalog: Nine is the ninth part of Dekalog, the drama series of films directed by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski for television, connected to the ninth imperative of the Ten Commandments: "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife".
Dekalog: Ten is the tenth part of Dekalog, the drama series of films directed by Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski for television, connected to the tenth imperative of the Ten Commandments: "Thou shalt not covet." In contrast to the bleak tone of the other episodes in the series, Dekalog X is a black comedy.
Andrzej Łukasik is a Polish jazz double bassist and record producer.