Jakub Wagner is a Polish film and theatre director, most notably known for his work on the film “Komornik” (“The Collector”). He has been a part of the Polish film industry since the early 2000s, and has directed several films that have received international acclaim.
Wagner was born in Poland in 1978. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, and went on to obtain a degree in film directing from the Polish National Film School in Łódź. After graduating, he directed several short films and commercials, and wrote screenplays for a variety of films, including the award-winning “Komornik.”
Wagner’s first feature film was “Komornik,” which was released in 2008. The film tells the story of a debt collector who is hired by a criminal organization to track down a debtor. The film was a critical success, winning several awards including the Grand Prix at the Gdynia Film Festival, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
In 2009, Wagner directed his second feature film, “Wielki Szu” (“The Great Szu”). This film is a biopic about a Polish artist, and was nominated for several awards including the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
In 2011, Wagner directed the film “Rewers” (“Reverse”). This film is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the survivors are struggling to survive in a harsh environment. The film was praised for its strong visual style and for portraying the characters’ struggles realistically.
Wagner’s latest film, “Ksieżyc w głowie” (“Moon in the Head”), was released in 2018. This psychological drama tells the story of a young man who is struggling to cope with depression and is attempting to find a way to reconnect with the world. The film has been praised for its strong performances and its thoughtful depiction of mental illness.
Jakub Wagner is an acclaimed director who has made a name for himself in the Polish film industry. His films often explore the inner struggles of his characters, and his work has been praised for its visual style and thoughtful themes. He is a director to watch, and has already made a lasting impression on the film industry.