Danuta Szaflarska

Danuta Szaflarska

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1915-02-05 · Deathday: 2017-02-19 (102 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Kosarzyska, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Kosarzyska, Piwniczna-Zdrój, Malopolskie, Poland]

35 Movies · 4 TV shows

Also Known As: Данута Шафлярска

Biography

Danuta Szaflarska (Polish pronunciation: [daˈnuta ʂafˈlaɾska]; 6 February 1915 – 19 February 2017) was a Polish screen and stage actress. In 2008 she was awarded the Złota Kaczka for the best Polish actress of the century. Szaflarska participated in the Warsaw Uprising as a liaison. Szaflarska was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta, Commander's Cross and Commander's Cross with Star, one of Poland's highest Orders and Gold Medal of Gloria Artis (2007).

Personal Life

Szaflarska was born in Kosarzyska, Piwniczna-Zdrój (Galicia, Austria-Hungary, now Poland). She married her first husband, Jan Ekier, a pianist, in 1942. They had one daughter, Maria. The pair divorced. Her second husband, Janusz Kilański, was a radio announcer. He was the father of Szaflarska's second daughter, Agnieszka. Kilański and Szaflarska also divorced. Szaflarska turned 100 in February 2015. She was a regular player of Teatr Rozmaitości in Warsaw, specializing in modern and progressive drama, and in her later years appeared in four different plays at the theatre.

Movies & TV shows

2015.

1 Movie
Mom and Other Loonies in the Family

Mom and Other Loonies in the Family

2015
The story of a family in the 20th century.

2014.

1 Movie

2013.

1 Movie

2012.

1 Movie
Aftermath

Aftermath

2012
Two brothers are looking for the truth. The town is against them.

2009.

2 Movies
Janosik: A True Story

Janosik: A True Story

2009
The story of Janosik, a legendary "Central European Robin Hood", is based on real documents and a romantic legend. Young Janosik was burnt out by war experiences and disappointment in love. After beco...
Before Twilight

Before Twilight

2009
The film is about a group of old retired theatre actors in a retirement home for actors who aim to regroup and stage Goethe's Faust.

2008.

1 Movie
How Much Does the Trojan Horse Weigh?

How Much Does the Trojan Horse Weigh?

2008
At 40, Zosia (Ilona Ostrowska) has a happy second marriage, a well-adjusted daughter, a good career, and a comfortable home in Warsaw. But as she and her family usher in the year 2000, she wishes some...

2007.

1 Movie
Time to Die

Time to Die

2007
An impressionistic, black-and-white portrait of the day-to-day of a nonagenarian woman as she experiences the final act of her life. Danuta Szaflarska stars as Aniela, who lives in a massive yet rapid...

2006.

1 TV show
TV
Ranczo

Ranczo

2006
Lucy Wilska is a Polish-American who has taken over her grandmother's country home in a fictional small town. Even though she was going to sell the cottage, she decided to stay.

2004.

1 Movie
Królowa chmur

Królowa chmur

2004
Piotr manages to buy a splendid though dilapidated villa from the eccentric 80-year-old painter Mimi. The woman treats him like her long-lost only son whereas Piotr tries to send her away to old peopl...

2002.

1 TV show

2001.

1 Movie

2000.

1 Movie
The Yellow Scarf

The Yellow Scarf

2000
The main character suffers from alcoholism. On the day before Christmas, his son gives him a yellow scarf. He gets a kind of talisman from his loved ones when he loses a gift. He was brought to his mo...

1999.

3 Movies
A Week in the Life of a Man

A Week in the Life of a Man

1999
Jerzy Stuhr wrote, directed, and starred in this drama about a man sworn to uphold the law who applies a very different moral code to himself than he does to others. As Adam Borowski, Stuhr plays a go...
Torowisko

Torowisko

1999
The film analyses the relationship between two women friends, who struggle to find their way in post-communist Poland, using the backdrop of the banality and ordinariness of everyday life in a small p...

1998.

3 Movies
Nothing

Nothing

1998
A mother of three is afraid of losing her husband if he finds out she's pregnant again, so she tries to hide it.
The Book of Great Wishes

The Book of Great Wishes

1998
Following a fire at an orphanage, the kids are moved into a seniors' home. A young girl tries to befriend and cheer up an elderly man who is full of regrets at the end of his life.

1995.

1 Movie
Faustina

Faustina

1995
Faustina is a 1995 Polish film directed by Jerzy Łukaszewicz about Blessed Sister Faustina Kowalska, a saint of the Roman Catholic Church who was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2000. It is the firs...

1993.

1 Movie

1991.

1 Movie
The Devils, the Devils

The Devils, the Devils

1991
Things are not better for gypsies in Europe than they are in Poland. Mala, an ordinary Polish girl who is about thirteen years old, is about to wake up to the world around her in this coming-of-age dr...

1990.

1 Movie
Korczak

Korczak

1990
The story of a pedagogue who risked his life to protect Jewish orphans during the war.

1982.

1 Movie
The Issa Valley

The Issa Valley

1982
The film evokes a childhood in rural Lithuania between the wars. A country boy, Tomaszek, lives on a rich estate, situated on the Polish border. He realizes that the Issa Valley he lives in is to be t...

1980.

1 Movie

1979.

1 Movie
Umarli rzucają cień

Umarli rzucają cień

1979
Sensational psychological drama, concerning the activities of the People's Guard in Silesia, presents from the human characters and attitudes perspective story of provocation of Gestapo agents, penetr...

1978.

1 Movie
Wsteczny bieg

Wsteczny bieg

1978
Due to the expansion of the city, the house of a family of five is to be demolished. The residents are surprised by the paralysis of their son.

1972.

1 TV show
TV
Samochodzik and Knights Templar

Samochodzik and Knights Templar

1972
Pan Tomasz and his friends are looking for a treasure.

1962.

2 Movies
The Voice from Beyond

The Voice from Beyond

1962
Krakow in the sixties. A doctor, though not having finished his studies, earns a living providing medical advice. A former nurse enters the stage, saying she hears voices from "the other world". At fi...
The Impossible Goodbye

The Impossible Goodbye

1962
The old-fashioned circus atmosphere comes across with great clarity in the psychological tale about a mean-spirited mime and his effects on his colleagues. The small, traveling circus has been sliding...

1961.

2 Movies
The People from the Train

The People from the Train

1961
A group of people are stuck in a train station. A drunk German station guard gets paranoid, sees partisans around him, and when the German soldiers arrive to search the station they find a gun. Unless...
Dziś w nocy umrze miasto

Dziś w nocy umrze miasto

1961
An unlikely couple - a Polish concentration camp inmate and a young German girl - stick together and try to survive the RAF bombing of Dresden in February 1945.

1957.

1 Movie
Zemsta

Zemsta

1957

1954.

1 Movie

1951.

1 Movie

1949.

1 Movie
Treasure

Treasure

1949
The first Polish post-war comedy. Witek and Krysia, a married couple, move to Warsaw and have nowhere to stay. They rent a room in a house with many other lodgers. Witek dreams of their own house and ...

1947.

1 Movie
Forbidden Songs

Forbidden Songs

1947
Set during the German occupation of Warsaw during WWII, this musical tells the story of several inhabitants of the same tenement house.

1946.

1 Movie

Unknown Year.

1 TV show
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