Robert Gliński

Born in 1952 in Warsaw. Film and theater director. In 1975 completed his studies at the Faculty of Architecture of the Warsaw Polytechnic Institute and began his director's studies at the State Higher Film, Television and Theatrical School in Łódź. He received his diploma in 1980. During his studies in Łódź, he made the documentary films: Nadobnisie i koczkodany (1979), My się nie boimy (1981), Dwójka bez sternika (1982), Ja, Żyd… (1987). Since 1983 he has been making feature films, directing for the theater, at the same time, as well; he staged, among others: Pirandello's Henry IV, Tabori's Mein Kampf, Ionesco's Bald Songstress. He directed several-score performances for the television theater, among them: Pinter's Mistress, Dickens' Christmas Carol, Schiller's Mary Stewart and Manger's The Book of Paradise. Filmography: Niedzielne igraszki (1983, shelved by the censorship for four years, later received many international awards), Rośliny trujące (1985), Łabędzi śpiew (1988), Superwizja (1990), Wszystko, co najważniejsze (1992), Matka swojej matki (1996), Kochaj i rób co chcesz (1997). With his film Cześć, Tereska he captured most of the national film awards, and the jurors of international film festivals have continued this trend.