Feliks Falk

Feliks Falk

Bio

Film and theatre director, screenwriter, playwright. Born in 1941 in Stanislawow. A graduate of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (faculty of graphics and painting, 1966) and Lodz National Film School (directing). Graphic designer for Magazyn Polski. Author of theatre, television and radio plays. Screenwriter: Casting (Zdjecia probne), Laureate (Laureat), The Big Run (Wielki bieg), The Baritone (Baryton) – awarded for the screenplay at PFF Gdansk ’85. Lecturer of the Lodz Film School. Co-owner of the production studio Fokus Film.

Filmography

2010 Joanna
– PFF, Gdynia 2010: Best Director & Best Screenplay Award; 2011 Polish Eagle Award – Best Leading Actress for Urszula Grabowska, Best Supporting Actress for Stanislawa Celinska
2009 Case Unknown (Enen)
2005 The Collector (Komornik)
– Golden Lion, Best actor for Andrzej Chyra at PFF Gdynia ‘05
Solidarity, Solidarity (Solidarność, Solidarność)
A Short Story of a Board (Krótka historia pewnej tablicy)
1995 Far form the Others (Daleko od siebie)
1994 Summer of Love (Lato miłosci)
1993 Illicit Act (Samowolka)
– Direction Award at PFF Gdynia ‘95
1991 Game is Over (Koniec gry)
1989 Capital, or How to Make Money in Poland (Kapital, czyli jak zrobic pieniadze w Polsce)
1986 Hero of the Year (Bohater roku)
– Silver Lion–Best Director Award at PFF Gdansk ’87; Special Prize of Jury and Soviet Filmmakers Award at Moscow film Festival ‘87
1984 The Idol (Idol)
1981 There Was Jazz (Był jazz)
– Grand Prix at Koszalin Film Festival, Polish Jazz Archive Award at PFF Gdansk ‘84
1979 Chance (Szansa)
Beside (Obok)
– Prize for script at PFF Gdansk ’79; 3rd Prize at Rotterdam Film Festival ’80; Ecumenical Jury Prize at Lucerne
1977 Top Dog (Wodzirej)
– Golden Grapes and Don Quixote Award at LFS in Lagow ‘78
1975 At the Height of Summer (W środku lata)
– Distinguishing at San Remo IFF ‘76
1973 Accomodation (Nocleg)