written & directed by Leszek Wosiewicz director of photography Andrzej Ramlau production design by Anna Seitz costume design by Aneta Suskiewicz edited by Teo Paganini sound by Darek Wancerz music by Wojciech Waglewski production manager Iwona Paszkowska producer Leszek Wosiewicz co-producer Daniel Markowski produced by Odyssey Films Leszek Wosiewicz co-produced by Lightcraft co-financed by Polish Film Institute website http://BylSobieDzieciak.pl
cast Magda Cielecka (Irena), Rafał Fudalej (Marek), Piotr Głowacki (Hans), Eryk Lubos (Ukrainian Jowa), Andrzej Mastalerz (Marek's father), Gosia Dobrowolska (Marek's mother), Stanisława Celińska (neighbour), Sonia Bohosiewicz (maid)
A story of unusual meeting of a young Pole and a German girl whose mutual fascination is confronted with hatred programmed by war.
Once Upon A Time In Warsaw is cinema version of The Totentanz. Scenes from The Warsaw Uprising.
Graduate of psychology at the Jagiellonian University and filmdirecting at the Łódź Film School. Screenwriter, filmand theatre director, producer, lecturer. Produced acclaimed features and documentaries, including The case of Herman The Stoker (Przypadek Hermana Palacza), Dekalog Polska ’93, Breaking the Silence (Przełamując ciszę); Love Under the Shadow of Big Brother (Miłość w cieniu Big Brothera) and multiple television series.
Feature Films: 1982: Christmas Eve ’81 (Wigilia ’81); 1988: Kornblumenblau; 1991; Cynga; 1997: Home Chronicles (Kroniki domowe); 2005: Crossroads Cafe (Rozdroże Cafe); 2010: The Totentanz. Scenes from the Warsaw Uprising (Taniec śmierci. Sceny z Powstania Warszawskiego)