Witold Leszczynski

1933 – 2007

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Witold studied at the Engineering College in Warsaw (1951-55). He then worked in the film industry as an electro-acoustic engineer. In 1967 he graduated from the Film School in Łódź (Film Directing Faculty).


2002 Requiem
1993 Colossus (Kolos)
1985 Siekierezada
– Grand Prize at PFF Gdansk
– Award at Festival in Lagow,
– The Young Cinema Forum Prize At IFF Berlin
1981 Konopielka
– Audience Award At Comedy Film Festival in Vevey,
– Silver Lions Gdansk,
– Grand Critics’ Prize at IFF Haugesund
1977 Retreat (Rekolekcja)
1972 The Search (Rewizja osobista)
1967 Matthew’s Days (Żywot Mateusza)
– Polish Entry at the International Cannes Film Festivval 1968
– International Film Youth Meeting Cannes 1968 – Grand Prix of the International Adult Jury
– First Distingtion of the International Youth Jury, Audience Grand Prix and Bersy-Genot Parents Jury Award
– Silver Hugo for Franciszek Pieczka at IFF in Chicago
– Grand Prix “Golden Spike” at the IFF Valladolid 1969
– Award for the Best Film and the Award of the Caylon Critics Society at the IFF Colombo 1969
– Distinction for the Best Film at the IFF Adelaide-Auckland 1970.