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Wladyslaw Pasikowski

Polish director and screenwriter. Born in 1959 in Łódź. He graduated in cultural studies from the University of Łódź and in directing from the Łódź Film School. His first feature film Kroll (1991) won the best debut award and the Jury Special Prize at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. His crime thrillers Pigs (1992) and Pigs 2 (1994) were a huge box-office success.

Pasikowski won the best director award at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia for Pigs (1992) and Bitter-Sweet (1996). He is also the director of two seasons of the crime TV series Glina ('The Cop'; 2004-08), acclaimed by critics as the best Polish crime series ever. He has directed stage plays as well. He is the author of the science fiction novel "Ja, Gelerth" ('I, Gelerth') which was nominated for the Janusz A. Zajdel Award (1993). He is the co-writer of Andrzej Wajda's 'Katyn' (2007). (Source: Warsaw Film Festival)

Selected filmography

see also: Directors, Scriptwriters

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