Marcin Wrona

Marcin Wrona (25 March 1973 – 19 September 2015)[1] was a Polish film director.[2][3] His film Demon was shown at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.[4] He debuted at the TIFF in 2010, with The Christening,[5] and was also director of the Polish television series Medics.

Marcin Wrona
Marcin Wrona by Piotr Litwic.jpg
Wrona in August 2012.
Born(1973-03-25)25 March 1973
Tarnów, Poland
Died19 September 2015(2015-09-19) (aged 42)
Gdynia, Poland
OccupationDirector, screenwriter
Years active2001–2015
Spouse(s)Olga Szymanska (m. ?–2015; his death)

Wrona committed suicide by hanging in a hotel room on 19 September 2015 in Gdynia, while a film festival was taking place there.[6] The film Demon had been previously shown in Toronto and was shown in Gdynia.[6]

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  1. ^ "Wyborcza.pl". wyborcza.pl. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Polish Film Director Marcin Wrona Dies Unexpectedly at 42". ABC News. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Marcin Wrona, Director of Toronto Film 'Demon,' Found Dead in Poland". Variety. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Toronto Film Festival Adds 60+ Titles". IndieWire. Archived from the original on 11 August 2015. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Obituary: Marcin Wrona". Film New Europe. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Marcin Wrona nie żyje. Są już wyniki sekcji zwłok". 21 September 2015. Retrieved 27 August 2016.

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