Collection: People of culture
Available languages: PL, EN
Reference code: 419/I/1/9/260
Owner signature: W/260/09/W/253
Title: Actress Maja Komorowska about John Paul II
Size and medium: 2,59 GB; MP4
Creator's name: Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła II
Repository: Centrum Myśli Jana Pawła IIContent:
Short biographical note:
Maria Janina Maja Komorowska-Tyszkiewicz (born 1937 in Warsaw) - a theatre and film actress. She comes from the family of Komorowski counts of the Korczak coat of arms.
Performed in films by the most eminent directors, e.g. Andrzej Wajda and Krzysztof Kieślowski. A dozen or so films, which are the fruit of many years of cooperation with Krzysztof Zanussi, have passed to the canon of Polish cinema. She helped the interned during martial law in Poland (she was a member of the Primate Council for Aid to the Interned and their Families).
For many years she taught at the Theatre Academy in Warsaw
She took part in meetings with John Paul II in Poland and Rome, presented his poetry several times during his pilgrimages to his homeland.
Memories of John Paul II's pilgrimage to Poland in 1979 and 1983 and his audience in Rome.
The Holy Father as a role model, the influence of his attitude and words on many people. The suffering and death of John Paul II crowned his entire life. The JP2 generation.