Agnieszka Holland
(Poland)

Film director and scriptwriter, born in Warsaw in 1948. After graduating from FAMU, the Prague film school in 1971, Holland returned to Poland to work as an assistant director on Krzysztof Zanussi's Illumination and later, on Stanisław Latałło's Letters from our Readers. She also worked with Andrzej Wajda and his X Film Studio. She wrote several scripts with Wajda before directing her own films, which were soon winning awards at festivals. She soon gained notoriety as part of the Polish New Wave. She has gained worldwide renown for such films as Angry Harvest (nominated for the Oscar in 1985) Europa, Europa, Olivier, Olivier and The Secret Garden and Washington Square.

Films
Filmography
Charlatan
2020
Mr. Jones
2019
Spoor
2017
Burning Bush
2013
In Darkness
2011
Copying Beethoven
2006
Total Eclipse
1995
Europa, Europa
1990
To Kill a Priest
1988
Bittere Ernte
1985
Provincial Actors
1980

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