Andrzej Wajda

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Polish filmmaker (born in 1929)


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17, 2007, director Andrzej Wajda, recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Oscar, premiered "Katyn," his long-awaited epic about the 1940 Soviet decapitation of the Polish nation in which his cavalry officer father had perished.
Just earlier that year, Okazaki had taken a Japanese television crew to Gdansk, the birthplace of Walesa's labor group, and watched Andrzej Wajda direct the filming of ''Man of Iron.
Teresa Budzisz-Krzyzanowska (Krakow, 1989, directed by Andrzej Wajda, who was an outspoken opponent of the dying Communist regime) symbolized the power of the "individual conscience" (184) in Solidarity-era Poland.
It owes its existence to the film and theatre director Andrzej Wajda, who donated his Kyoto Prize to establish it as a home for the Japanese art collection built up at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by Feliks Jasienski.
In Moretti, a volume in Wallflower's "Directors' Cuts" series, Eva Mazierska and Laura Rascaroli make a valuable contribution to film studies, as does this series of books, which includes less mainstream directors such as Emil Kusturica, Ken Loach, and Andrzej Wajda.
Similarly, in The Orchestra Conductor (Dyrygent, Andrzej Wajda, 1980) the old conductor (played by John Gielgud) exerts a decisive influence on her.
They also plan to meet with former Polish President Lech Walesa and Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda.
Four distinguished literary and media figures in Poland, including noted film director and honorary Oscar award recipient Andrzej Wajda, have published a book introducing Japanese culture to the country, Wajda told a news conference Thursday.
Jean Renoir, Federico Fellini, and Akiru Kurosawa fell into this category, but when the Academy decided to honor Andrzej Wajda, there was almost a universal "Who?
What a long, strange trip this honorary Oscar took when Jane Fonda handed it to Polish director Andrzej Wajda at this year's Academy Awards.
The film director Andrzej Wajda, who had just been elected to the Senate, remarked: `Polish society, often badly assessed by itself and its leaders, has proved itself better and much more mature than we thought.
In 1985 Andrzej Wajda filmed Kronika wypadkow milosnych (Chronicle of Love Events), with Konwicki himself appearing in the movie.
Tearing down the barriers between jazz, classical music and pop, Michel Legrand is at home in any musical situation and has worked with the likes of Orson Welles, Marcel Carne, Clint Eastwood, Norman Jewison, Louis Malle, Andrzej Wajda, Richard Lester and Claude Lelouch, to name just a few.
European Film Academy Critics Awards --Prix FIPRESCI: Andrzej Wajda for "Sweet Rush"