Starring Morgane Polański and the legendary Malcolm McDowell, the film will tell extraordinary story of Krystyna Skarbek, an agent recruited by Britain after fleeing Poland in 1939.
Considered one of the most influential photographers of her era in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Nasierowska was best known for her black-and-white portrait photographs of famous Polish personalities from the realm of arts and culture.
Published online this week, and already endorsed by the food writer Tom Parker-Bowles (son of the Queen consort), Damian Wawrzyniak’s Top 10 was created in response to what he sees as a gap in the market and a desire to publicise ethnic restaurants that have often gone under-the-radar.
This was where angels feared to tread. But changes have been meteoric. If Praga was once a byword for abandonment and decay, today it has become a calling card for the very concept of urban regeneration.
Award-winning film director Roman Polanski has been expelled from Cesar, the French film academy, following a fierce controversy over his honorary membership of the organisation.
With over 150 major films shot in the streets of Łódż, it’s in these forgotten parts you breathe the air of Wajda, Polanski, Lynch and the fundamental spirit of cinematic Łódź. To walk these broken boulevards is akin to losing yourself in your own private film set: a moment of magic that few can forget.
A south-Polish couple who sheltered renowned Polish-Jewish-French film director Roman Polański from the Nazis during his World War Two childhood in Poland have been posthumously awarded Righteous Among the Nations medals by Israel's Yad Vashem Institute.
The couple from the village of Wysoka, about 30 kilometres from Kraków, risked their lives by taking in Polański who was 10 at the time after he had escaped along with his father from the Kraków Ghetto in 1943.
Organized by the Warsaw-based Desa Unicum, the items which go on public display tomorrow (September 11th) were provided by Szpilman’s sons and even include the Omega pocket watch and Mont Blanc fountain pen he kept with him during the war.
Oscar-winning Polish-born film director Roman Polański received a Golden Boot statuette at the Friday closing gala of the 24th Cinergia European Cinema Forum in Łódź, central Poland. The statuette is awarded to "rebellious filmmakers going against fashion and trends".