Space pilot Pirxa is hired to evaluate a group of robots to see it they are suitable for working on flights all around the galaxy. When one mission ends in tragedy, Pirxa will be harshly investigated to decide if he was responsible for the death of his crew. A science fiction cult classic, based on a story by Stanislaw Lem and with music by Arvo Pärt.
Born in Krakow in 1938, he debuted in film directing with Pilot Pirx’s Inquest. His filmography, closely linked to the fantastic genre, includes titles like Wilczyca (83) or Klatwa doliny wezy (88).