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Andrzej Zulawski (*1940)


Born in Lvov, Ukraine; then he moved with his father Miroslaw to Czechoslovakia and later to Poland. In late 50s he studied cinema in France. In 60s he was an assistant of the famous Polish film director Andrzej Wajda. His feature debut "Trzecia czesc nocy" was an adaptation of his father's novel. His second feature "Diabel" was prohibited in Poland, and Zulawski went to France. After the success of his French debut "L'important c'est d'aimer" (1975) he returned to Poland where he spent two years in making Na srebrnym globie. The work on this film was brutally interrupted by the authorities. After that Zulawski moved to France where became known for his highly artistic, controversial and very violent films. (imdb)

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