Andrzej Żuławski

Andrzej Żuławski

Highest Rated: 92% That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)

Lowest Rated: 81% Cosmos (2015)

Birthday: Nov 22, 1940

Birthplace: Lwów, Poland

Born in Lvov, Ukraine in 1940, Polish director Andrzej Zulawski moved to Poland with his father as a child. He was a student of cinema in France in the 1950s, and worked as an assistant to famed Polish film director Andrzej Wajda. Zulawski made his feature film debut in 1971 with his film "The Third Part of the Night." The movie was an adaptation of a novel written by his father. In 1972 his second film "The Devil," a movie about the aftermath of Poland's invasion by the Prussian army, was banned in Communist Poland. Zulawski relocated to France in response. Two years later he released the highly successful film "That Most Important Thing: Love" (1974) starring Romy Schneider. Following the film's release, Zulawski returned to Poland to work on his next film "On The Silver Globe" but his work in Poland was cut short by the involvement of Polish authorities, and the director was forced to return to France. He spent the bulk of his career in France, making art films that appeared to a particular crowd, and developed a reputation for boundary-pushing psycho-sexual work that regularly courted controversy. Zulawski and French actress Sophie Marceau were in a relationship for 15 years, and made four films together. The couple had a son, Vincent, but ended their relationship in 2001. In 2016 Zulawski died of cancer in a hospital in Warsaw, Poland.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
81% 46% Cosmos Director,
Screenwriter
$21K 2015
No Score Yet 43% Fidelity Director,
Screenwriter
- 1999
No Score Yet 47% Szamanka Director - 1996
No Score Yet 50% Blue Note Director,
Writer
- 1991
No Score Yet 55% My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days Director,
Writer
- 1989
No Score Yet 50% L'amour braque Director - 1985
No Score Yet 70% Femme publique, La Director - 1984
87% 79% Possession Director,
Writer
- 1981
92% 90% That Most Important Thing: Love Director,
Writer
$18.6K 1975
No Score Yet 58% The Devil Director,
Screenwriter,
Original Music,
Cinematographer
- 1972
No Score Yet 89% The Third Part of the Night Director,
Screenwriter
- 1971

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