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Agnieszka Holland


Agnieszka Holland was born 28 of November 1948 in Warsaw but went to Czechoslovakia to study film directing at FAMU in Prague. She began her film career working in Poland with Krzysztof Zanussi as assistant director, and Andrzej Wajda as her mentor. She wrote several scripts with Wajda before directing her own films, which were soon winning awards... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Europa Europa
Europa Europa Director
(1990)
Olivier, Olivier
Olivier, Olivier Director
(1992)
The Secret Garden
(1993)
Three Colors: Blue
(1993)

Filmography

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 2016 Pokot (filming)
 2015 House of Cards (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Chapter 37 (2015)
- Chapter 36 (2015)
 2014 Rosemary's Baby (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Night Two (2014)
- Night One (2014)
 2010-2013 Treme (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- I'll Fly Away (2010)
- Making Of (2010)
 2013 Burning Bush (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2013)
- Episode #1.2 (2013)
- Episode #1.1 (2013)
 2011-2012 The Killing (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Reflections (2012)
- Undertow (2011)
 2011 In Darkness
 2004-2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Lotto Fever (2009)
- Justice (2007)
- The Plan (2004)
- Hubris (2004) ... (as Agnieska Holland)
 2004-2008 The Wire (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- React Quotes (2008)
- Corner Boys (2006)
- Moral Midgetry (2004)
 2007 Ekipa (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Najwyzszy nakaz (2007)
- Kryzys (2007)
 2001 Shot in the Heart (TV Movie)
 2001 Golden Dreams (Short)
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Red Wind (1995)
 1995 Total Eclipse
 1991/I Largo desolato (TV Movie)
 1990 Europa Europa
 1985 'Kultura' (Documentary)
 1985 Angry Harvest
 1982 Postcards from Paris (TV Movie documentary)
 1981 Kobieta samotna (TV Movie)
 1977 Cos za cos (TV Movie)
 1977 Niedzielne dzieci (TV Movie)
 1976 Wieczór u Abdona (TV Short)
 1976 Obrazki z zycia (segment "Girl and an Aquarius, A")
 1970 Jesus Christ's Sin (Short)
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I went to school in Prague because there was no chance for me to be accepted at Lodz [film school}. My father was a well-known Party member and journalist who had been arrested on false accusations, and committed suicide by jumping out of a window while in custody. His death was an important event. Also, at FAMU, I was politically engaged, and I was also arrested and sentenced. Then, around 1970,... See more »

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She was considered as possible director of Lidice (2011), eventually directed by Petr Nikolaev. See more »

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Sagittarius

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