Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, commonly known as "Witkacy", was a Polish poet, playwright, novelist, painter, photographer and philosopher. After hearing the news of the Soviet invasion of Poland on 17 September 1939, Witkacy committed suicide on 18 September by taking a drug overdose and trying to slit his wrists. He convinced his young lover Czesława to attempt suicide with him by consuming Luminal, but she survived. Source: Wikipedia.

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, commonly known as "Witkacy", was a Polish poet…

Zbigniew Cybulski in "Ashes and Diamonds" (1958, Andrzej Wajda) / Cinematography by Jerzy Wójcik

Best Foreign Actor - Zbigniew Cybulski nominated for his performance as Maciek Chelmicki in popiól I diament (Ashes and Diamonds)

Zbigniew Cybulski in"Ashes and Diamonds"

Zbigniew Cybulski - "Ashes and Diamonds" - Andrzej Wajda

Zbigniew Cybulski

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Teresa Tuszyńska i Zbigniew Cybulski dla filmu "Do widzenia, do jutra", 1960.

Do widzenia, do jutra

Teresa Tuszyńska i Zbigniew Cybulski, "Do widzenia, do jutra", 1960.

Teresa Tuszyńska i Zbigniew Cybulski w filmie "Do widzenia, do jutra",

Zbigniew Cybulski (1927-1967) Polish actor. Ashes and Diamonds

Ashes and Diamonds

Marek Hłasko

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