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Andrzej Jakimowski (born August 17, 1963 in Warsaw) is a Polish film director, writer and producer, best known for directing the films Squint Your Eyes (Polish: Zmruz oczy) and Tricks (Polish: Sztuczki).
Squint Your Eyes
Squint Your Eyes is Andrzej Jakimowski's 2002 drama  about a ten-year-old girl named Mala. Mala runs away from the affluence of her parents home to the abandoned farm of her former teacher, Jaciek. With her parents and Jaciek both attempting to persuade Mala to return home, the story undergoes a few twists and turns, providing a fascinating meditation on the wiles of youth, and the adult reaction to them.
Tricks is a 2007 drama written, directed and produced by Andrzej Jakimowski. It tells the tale of Stefek, 6 years old, who believes that the chain of events he sets in motion will help him get closer to his father who abandoned his mother.
In 2012, he directed the film Imagine.