Borowczyk, Walerian


Borowczyk, Walerian
(September 2, 1923, Kwilicz [near Poznan], Poland-February 3, 2006, Paris, France)
   He studied painting and graphic arts at the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts before drawing film posters, sometimes in collaboration with Jan Lenica. In 1953, he won Poland's National Prize for his lithographic works. His animation films earned him international fame. Having settled in France in the late 1950s, he directed several erotic movies in the 1970s that overshadowed the first part of his career. Other credit (as animator): 1967 20.000 Ans à la française / UK: The French Way of Looking at It (documentary; Jacques Forgeot).
 Filmography
1946 ◘ Mois d'Août (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Glowa (documentary; short; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor; Poland)
        ◘ Photographies vivantes (documentary; short; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor)
        ◘ Atelier de Fernand Léger (documentary; short; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor)
        ◘ Jesien (documentary; short; also screenwriter, cinematographer, editor)
1957 ◘ Byl sobie raz / USA: Once There Was (animated short; co-director with Jan Lenica; also screenwriter; Poland)
        ◘ Nagrodzone uczucia / UK: Requited Feelings (animated short; co-director with Jan Lenica; also screenwriter; Poland)
        ◘ Strip-Tease (animated short included in a newsreel; co-director with Jan Lenica; also screenwriter; Poland)
        ◘ Dni Oswiaty (animated short included in a newsreel; co-director with Jan Lenica; also screenwriter; Poland)
        ◘ Sztandar Mlodych (animated short commer­cial; co-director with Jan Lenica; also screenwriter; Poland)
1958 ◘ Dom (short; co-director with Jan Lenica; also screenwriter; Poland)
        ◘ Szkola (animated short; also screenwriter)
1959 ◘ Les Astronautes / UK and USA: The Astronauts (animated short; co-director with Chris Marker; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Terre inconnue (animated short)
        ◘ Le Magicien (animated short; also cinematographer)
        ◘ La Tête (animated short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ La Foule (animated short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ La Boîte à Musique (animated short; also screenwriter)
1962 ◘ Le Concert de Monsieur et Madame Kabal / UK and USA: The Concert of Mr. and Mrs. Kabal (animated short; episode "Le Concert"; also screenwriter)
1963 ◘ Encyclopédie de GrandMaman en 13 Volumes (animated shorts; Volume I: A, B, C; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Holy Smoke (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Renaissance (animated short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Stroboscopes / Magasins du XIXe Siècle (ani­mation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Bibliothèques (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Ecoles (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ La Fille sage (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ L'Ecriture (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Gancia (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
1964 ◘ Les Jeux des Anges / UK: The Game of the Angels / USA: The Games of Angels (animated short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Petit Poucet (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Musée (animation; commercial; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Dictionnaire de Joachim (animated short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Rosalie (short; also screenwriter, adapter)
        ◘ Le Théâtre de M. et Madame Kabal / UK and USA: Mr. and Mrs. Kabal's Theatre (animation; episode "Un Eté torride"; also screenwriter, production designer, sound editor; shot in 1965)
        ◘ Diptyque (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Gavotte (short; also screenwriter)
1969 ◘ Goto, file d'Amour (also screenwriter, dialogist)
        ◘ Le Phonographe (animated short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Blanche (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, producer designer, editor; shot in 1970)
        ◘ Une Collection particulière (short; also screenwriter; France / West Germany)
        ◘ Contes immoraux / UK and USA: Immoral Tales (four episodes: "La Marée", "Thérèse philoso­phe", "Erzsébet Bathory", "Lucrezia Borgia"; also screenwriter, production designer, editor)
        ◘ Dzieje grzechu / USA: Story of a Sin / The Story of Sin (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, actor; Poland)
        ◘ La Bête / UK: The Beast in Heat / USA: The Beast / Death's Ecstasy (also screenwriter, di-alogist, editor)
        ◘ Brief von Paris (documentary; short; also screenwriter, co-producer, producer designer, editor; West Germany)
        ◘ La Marge / UK: The Margin / The Streetwalker (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ L'Amour monstre de tous les Temps (short)
        ◘ Interno di un convento / USA: Behind Convent Walls / Sex Life in a Convent / US video: Within a Cloister (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, editor; Italy)
        ◘ Les Héroïnes du Mal / UK: Heroines of Evil / Heroines of Pain / Three Immoral Women / USA: Immoral Women (episodes "Margherita", "Marceline", "Marie")
        ◘ Collections privées / US DVD: Private Collections (episode "L'Armoire"; France / Japan)
        ◘ Lulu (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, production designer; France / West Germany)
        ◘ Docteur Jekyll et les Femmes / UK: The Experi­ment / UK video: The Bloodbath of Doctor Jekyll / USA: Dr. Jekyll and His Women / US video:
        ◘ Bloodlust (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, producer designer)
        ◘ L'Art d'aimer / Ars Amandi / Ars Amandi—L'arte di amare / UK and USA: The Art of Love (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist, cam­eraman, editor; France / Italy)
        ◘ Scherzo infernal (animated short)
        ◘ Emmanuelle V / UK video: Emmanuelle 5 (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Cérémonie d'Amour / UK: Love Rites / USA: Queen of the Night (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
 Television Filmography
1986 ◘ Série rose / Erotisches zur Nacht / US video: Softly from Paris (episodes "Almanach des Adresses des Demoiselles de Paris", "Le Lotus d'Or"; also editor; France / West Germany)
        ◘ Série rose / Erotisches zur Nacht / US video: Softly from Paris (episode "Un Traitement justi­fié"; also editor; France / Germany)
        ◘ Série rose / Erotisches zur Nacht / US video: Softly from Paris (episode "L'Experte Halima"; also editor; France / Germany)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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