Agnieszka Holland

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Agnieszka Holland (born 28 November 1948) is a Polish film and television director and screenwriter, best known for her political contributions to Polish cinema. She began her career as assistant to directors Krzysztof Zanussi and Andrzej Wajda, and emigrated to France shortly before the 1981 imposition of the martial law in Poland. Holland is best known for her films Europa Europa (1990), for which she received an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay nomination, as well as Angry Harvest and the Holocaust drama In Darkness, both of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agnieszka Holland has received more than 457,353 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Agnieszka Holland is the 202nd most popular film director (up from 273rd in 2019), the 239th most popular biography from Poland (up from 316th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Polish Film Director.

Agnieszka Holland is a Polish film director and screenwriter. She has directed many films, but is most famous for her work on Europa Europa (1990), In Darkness (2011), and Spoor (2013).

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Among film directors, Agnieszka Holland ranks 202 out of 1,580Before her are Robert Siodmak, John G. Avildsen, Gus Van Sant, Alfonso Cuarón, Thea von Harbou, and Alice Guy-Blaché. After her are Nicholas Ray, Dino Risi, Jerzy Skolimowski, Mike Nichols, Michael Cacoyannis, and John Sturges.

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Among people born in 1948, Agnieszka Holland ranks 61Before her are Ray Kurzweil, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, Edmund Kemper, Elizabeth Blackburn, and Tom Wilkinson. After her are Arie Haan, Alan Parsons, Svetlana Savitskaya, Dan Simmons, Michel Suleiman, and Dominique Sanda.

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Among people born in Poland, Agnieszka Holland ranks 239 out of 1,231Before her are Hans Modrow (1928), Otto Mueller (1874), Georg Forster (1754), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Henryk Szeryng (1918), and Victor Klemperer (1881). After her are Jerzy Skolimowski (1938), Julia, Princess of Battenberg (1825), Ignacy Mościcki (1867), Udo Lattek (1935), Jan Kochanowski (1530), and Mykhailo Hrushevsky (1866).


Among film directors born in Poland, Agnieszka Holland ranks 6Before her are Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Andrzej Wajda (1926), Dziga Vertov (1896), Fred Zinnemann (1907), and Jerzy Grotowski (1933). After her are Jerzy Skolimowski (1938), Jean Epstein (1897), Krzysztof Zanussi (1939), Walerian Borowczyk (1923), Robert Wiene (1873), and Jerzy Stuhr (1947).