Maria Kaniewska

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Maria Kaniewska
Born (1911-05-27)May 27, 1911
Kiev, Russian Empire (now Ukraine)
Died December 11, 2005(2005-12-11) (aged 94)
Warsaw, Poland
Occupation Director, actress and screenwriter
Years active 1933–2005

Maria Kaniewska (27 May 1911 in Kiev - 11 December 2005 in Warsaw)[1] was a Polish actress, screenplay writer, movie director.

She debuted on October 14, 1933 in the Toruń City Theater after graduating from the Acting Department of State Institute of Theatrical Arts in Warsaw. In 1948 Kaniewska finished her study at the National Film School in Łódź as a movie director and was offered a job there as well. In 1960 she received a bronze lion award at the Venice Film Festival.

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Niedaleko Warszawy (Not far from Warsaw) (1954)
  • Awantura o Basię (Argument about Basia) (1959)
  • Szatan z siódmej klasy (Satan from the seventh grade) (1960)
  • Komedianty (Comedians) (1961)
  • Panienka z okienka (Lady in a window) (1964)
  • Bicz Boży (1966)
  • Pierścień księżnej Anny (Ring of Princess Anna) (1970).
  • Zaczarowane podwórko (Enchanted yard) (1974)


  1. ^ Maria Kaniewska at the Filmpolski Database (Polish)

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