‘The Hater’: Meet Maciej Musialowski, Agata Kulesza and rest of the cast of Netflix’s Polish thriller
‘The Hater’ is a Polish thriller drama directed by Jan Komasa that follows its lead character Tomasz Giemza, a law student who climbs up the success ladder using questionable means. The compelling trailer of the award-winning movie teases social media war, cybercrime, riots, and much more. If you’re planning on watching ‘The Hater’ when it drops on July 29 on Netflix, meet the cast here before its premiere.
Maciej Musialowski is a Polish actor born in Warsaw. He comes from a family of artists and graduated from acting school in 2018. He made his debut on TVN series ‘Druga Zawoda’ in the role of Ksawery Krynski. He went on to star in ‘Ultraviolet’ and ‘Genetic Code’ in 2019 and 2020. After playing the title role in ‘Soyer’, he was critically acclaimed for portraying Tomasz Giemza in ‘The Hater’, which won the Best International Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival. Musialowski has also participated in the third edition of the Polish television reality show ‘America Express’. His notable works in films include, ‘Second Chance’, ‘Inspiration’ and ‘Codename Accident’.
Agata Kulesza is a Polish actress and member of the Polish Film Academy, who earned critical acclaim for her acting in ‘Ida’. Born in Szczecin, she pursued her passion for acting by performing in Dramatic Theater in Warsaw from 1994-2011. In 2012, she won the Polish Academy Award for Best Actress for playing the lead in ‘Roza’. She was also awarded the Zlota Kaczka for the same film. Kulesza’s film credits include ‘Cold War’, ‘I’m A Killer’, ‘The Innocents’ and ‘The Hiding’.
Polish film and theater actress Danuta Stenka was born in Poland. She is popular for her in roles in theater director Krzysztof Warlikowski's 'Electra', 'The Taming of the Shrew', 'Krum', 'Angels in America' and '(A)pollonia'. Starting 1991, Stenka spent a decade working at Teatr Dramatyczny in Warsaw. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her work in theater and films. Stenka has been awarded the Silver Medal for Merit to Culture‚ Gloria Artis’ by the Polish Ministry of Culture. Her film and television credits include, ‘Solid Gold’, ‘Wilkolak’, ‘Wojenne Dziewczyny’ and ‘The Courageous Heart of Irene Sendler’.