Maria Mamona

Maria Mamona

Bio

Stage, television and film actress. In 1977 graduated from the Warsaw Theatre Academy and the same year was hired by the director of Teatr Wspolczesny, Erwin Axer, and is member of the company ever since.

She has played over 30 different leading and supporting roles of very diverse character under the helm of the most prominent Polish directors. She has also taken part in over 30 television productions – TV dramas, episodic series and novellas, and over 30 feature films.

She is an author and the sole performer of My Lord… based on Confession of a Nun by Denis Diderot. She performed this play many times on Polish stages in the late ‘80s. In 1995 she played it over 20 times at the Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, UK, in the English language, and she received enthusiastic reviews. She also performed this one-woman show at the theatrical festivals in Adelaide, Australia and Toronto, Canada. Everywhere she garnered high critical acclaims.

She played Mother in The Killer by Alexander Molchanov in Teatr Wspolczesny, the title role in Baba Chanel by Nikolaj Kolada in Teatr Polonia.

Filmography

2016 Blindness (Zacma) by Ryszard Bugajski
2015 A Grain of Truth (Ziarno prawdy) by Borys Lankosz
2013 The Closed Circuit(Uklad zamkniety) by Ryszard Bugajski
2013 In the Name of (W imie…) by Malgorzata Szumowska
2007 God’s Little Garden (U Pana Boga w ogrodku) by Jacek Bromski
1999 Pan Tadeusz by Andrzej Wajda
1999 Till the End of the World (Na koniec swiata) by Magdalena Lazarkiewicz
1999 Like a Drug (Jak narkotyk) by Barbara Sass
1980 Without Love (Bez milosci) by Barbara Sass
1977 Camouflage (Barwy ochronne) by Krzysztof Zanussi