Jerzy Stuhr

Jerzy Stuhr

Bio

Born in 1947 in Cracow.
Graduated from the Jagiellonian University (Polish Language department) and the State Drama School in Cracow . Actor of the Teatr Stary since 1971. Worked with Konrad Swinarski, Jerzy Jarocki, Jerzy Grzegorzeski and Andrzej Wajda. Acted in the films of Agnieszka Holland, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof Zanussi, Feliks Falk and Juliusz Machulski. Present in the Italian film and theatre since 80s. Theatre and film director, pedagogue. Rector of the State Drama School in Cracow from 1990 to 1997.

Received numerous awards for his acting and theatre directing achievements: Nastro d’Argento 1998 for the best European artist granted by the Italian Film Journalists Syndicate, Emerging Master Award 2001 at the festival in Seattle, Super Wiktor 2001 in Poland and the Hollywood Eagle Award at the Polish Film Festival Los Angeles 2004.

Filmography

DIRECTOR

2014 The Citizen (Obywatel)
2012 Mundo Invisível (segment “Tributo ao Público de Cinema“)
2003 Tomorrow’s Weather (Pogoda na jutro)
2005 Chelyabinsk Film Festival – Award for best music for Abel Korzeniowski;
2004 Wiesbaden goEast – FIPRESCI Prize;
2004 Antwerp Internationa Film Festival – Best Director Award for Jerzy Stuhr;
2004 Denver Internationa Film Festival – Audience Award;
2004 Polish Film Fewstival Los Angeles – Hollywood Eagle Award
2000 The Big Animal (Duze zwierze)
Special award at the International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary
Audience award at Film Summer Festival in Kazimierz Dolny
Grand Prix at the Eastern and Central Europe Film Festival “Go East” in Wiesbaden
2001 Jury Special Prize in Tambow at the Golden Knight Film Festival
1999 A Week in th eLife of a Man (Tydzien z zycia mezczyzny)
Jury Special Award and Polish Filmmakers Association Award at the PFF Gdynia 1999Love Stories (Historie milosne)
among others: “Polityka” weekly Passport, art house award at the PFF in Gdynia and at the IFF in Venice, FIPRESCI award, Navicella Venezia Film and Anica Flash, nominated to the European Film Award Felix 1998 in Best Male Part category
1994 The Catalogue of Adulteresses (Spis cudzoloznic)
Jury Special award and, with Jerzy Pilch, award for the dialogues at the PFF Gdynia 1994.

ACTOR

2014 The Citizen (Obywatel)
2011 We Have a Pope (Habemus Papam) by Nanni Moretti
2010 Mystification (Mistyfikacja) by Jacek Koprowicz
Let it be by Guido Chiesa
2007 Twist of Fate (Korowod) by Jerzy Stuhr
2005 The Perfect Afternoon (Doskonale popoludnie) by Przemyslaw Wojcieszek
2003 Tomorrow’s Weather (Pogoda na jutro) by Jerzy Stuhr
Persona Non Grata by Krzysztof Zanussi
Show by Maciej Slesicki
2001 Weiser by Wojciech Marczewski
2000 The Big Animal (Duze zwierze) by Jerzy Stuhr
The Other’s Life by Michele Sordillo
Down House by Roman Kachanov
1999 A Week in a Life of a Man (Tydzien z zycia mezczyzny) by Jerzy Stuhr
Two Killers (Kilerow 2-och) by Juliusz Machulski
1997 Love Stories (Historie Milosne) by Jerzy Stuhr
Killer (Kiler) by Juliusz Machulski
1996 Mother of her Own Mother (Matka swojej matki) by Robert Glinski
1994 Three Colors – White (Trzy kolory: bialy) by Krzysztof Kieslowski
1993 Hijacking Agathe (Uprowadzenie Agaty) by Marek Piwowski
1991 Life for a Life (Zycie za zycie) by Krzysztof Zanussi
1988 The Dacalogue Ten (Dekalog, dziesiec) by Krzysztof Kieslowski
Citizen Piszczek (Obywatel Piszczek) by Andrzej Kotkowski
1988 Kingsize (Kingsajz) by Juliusz Machulski
Deja Vu by Juliusz Machulski
1987 Luk Erosa by Jerzy Domaradzki
A Train to Hollywood (Pociag do Holywood) by Radoslaw Piwowarski
1986 Hero of the Year (Bohater roku) by Feliks Falk
1984 The Year of the Quiet Sun (Rok spokojnego slonca) by Krzysztof Zanussi
Sexmission (Seksmisja) by Juliusz Machulski
1981 War of the Worlds (Wojna swiatow) by Piotr Szulkin
1980 The 1901 View (Wizja lokalna 1901) by Filip Bajon
1979 Chance (Szansa) by Feliks Falk
Camera Buff (Amator) by Krzysztof Kieslowski
1978 Without Anesthesia (Bez znieczulenia) by Andrzej Wajda
Top Dog (Wodzirej) by Feliks Falk
1976 The Scar (Blizna) by Krzysztof Kieslowski