Best Polish Movie Directors and International Award Winners

Friday, September 9 by William Lee

Polish Movie Directors Krzysztof Kierlowski

If you want to check out some of the best international films around, you need to learn about the best Polish movie directors. Some of the best international movies come from Poland and are must-see titles. Here are a few of the top Polish directors you need to check out.

Krzysztof Kierlowski. The best of best Polish movie directors is this directorial genius. What makes Mr. Kierlowski one of the best Polish movie directors is the collection of "The Decalogue", a ten-part series with each individual part dealing with each of the ten commandments respectively.

Polish Movie Directors Andrzej Kotkowski

Andrzej Kotkowski. The second best Polish movie director is the mind behind "Born of the Sea". Good proof of him being one of the best Polish movie directors is the fact he won the best director prize at the 34th annual edition of the Cairo International Film Festival. The competition was stiff, having over 100 films shown, winning this award is a big honor.

Polish Movie Directors Jerzy Skolimowski

Jerzy Skolimowski. Another one of the best Polish movie directors is Jerzy Skolimowski. Jerzy, no relation to the state, won the "Golden Astor" for best film at the 25th Mar del Plata International Film Festival for his film "Essential Killing."  Winning this award in Argentina is surefire proof of being one of the best Polish movie directors.

Polish Movie Directors Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Wajda. The last of the best Polish movie directors is this academy award winner. Born in 1926, he is one of the oldest of the best Polish directors. He is most well know for his directing of  "The Promised Land" and "Man of Iron."

-William Lee

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