by Jan Hryniak

Synopsis | Cast & Crew | Technical Information

The fascinating life of Polish artist Tadeusz Kantor, starting from his childhood, through education in high school in Tarnow, graduation from the Academy of Fine Arts and his activity in the Krakow artistic community, international successes in the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties, until his death in the early Nineties. Set against a backdrop of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century – war, love, madness, international career and his absolute and uncompromising devotion to art.


Borys Szyc
Agnieszka Podsiadlik
Paulina Puślednik

Director Bio

JAN HRYNIAK graduated from the film school in Łódź and went on to direct several feature films, documentaries and television theatres. In 2015 his TV series Days of Honour. The Warsaw Uprising received the Eagle - Polish Film Award for best feature series.

Director Statement

I strongly believe that the movie about Kantor should, at the same time, reflect European, worldwide as well as the local dimensions. It ought to be as versatile as the artist himself was.

Cast Bio

BORYS SZYS, is a talented young Polish film and theatre actor, who won various prestigious awards – such as the award for Best Actor at the Montreal Film Festival 2011, the Eagle - Polish Film Award for Best Actor 2010, and the award for Best Actor in the Leading Role at the Gdynia Film Festival 2009.


Director: Jan Hryniak
Producer: Studio Rewers Ltd
Cinematographer: Piotr Śliskowski
Set Designer: Ryszard Melliwa
Costume Designer: Małgorzata Zacharska
Make-up: Aneta Brzozowska
Composer: Włodek Pawlik

Original Title: Kantor / Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1 / Colour/ Drama / Poland 2018

Status: In Post-production

Expected: Early 2019

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