Andrzej Wajda

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Polish filmmaker (born in 1929)


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Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld --both in competition -- and Poland's Andrzej Wajda with a movie depicting the life of Solidarity leader Lech Walesa, showing out of competition.
The lineup includes film by three Oscar-winning directors: Hayao Miyazaki with an animated film about a Japanese fighter plane designer and Errol Morris with a documentary about former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld-both in competition-and Poland's Andrzej Wajda with a movie depicting the life of Solidarity leader Lech Walesa, showing out of competition.
Acclaimed Polish film director Andrzej Wajda hailed the movie debut of Czech freedom icon and ex-president Vaclav Havel, saying it fitted in to a fine tradition.
Each of the Polish officers had been held upright and shot by execution squads at point-blank range with a bullet to the back of the head, actions vividly recreated in the 2007 Polish film, Katyn, directed by Andrzej Wajda, whose father was one of the victims.
The papers explore such topics as European war novels as a medium of collective memory, public and disputed memories of war in Italy, the line between fact and fiction in Gunter Grass's My Century, the experience of war and the search for identity in US narratives of the wars, the wars as agents and markers of change in women's writing, trauma and desire in the writing of novelist Mary Borden, memories of Nazi Germany in Agusti Villaronga's film Tras el Cristal, cultural memory of World War II in Hollywood, Poland and the Second World War in the films of Andrzej Wajda, and the air war against Germany in German literature from a reunification perspective.
Seguidamente se proyecto la pelicula "Katyn", de Andrzej Wajda y se produjo un debate en torno a ella.
I have been visiting Yashwant Place since the time it used to be the hangout of obese Central Asian mamas and their babushkas, where an evening spent viewing an NFDC- marketed film in neighbouring Chanakya ended in heated debates on such generation- altering subjects as the cinematic idiom of Andrzej Wajda along with momos and chilli- hot paste served by a minion with nails that hadn't seen scissors or soap for months.
Now aged 83, legendary Polish director Andrzej Wajda (Danton) was awarded an honorary Oscar in the year 2000 for 'five decades of extraordinary film direction'.
Polish director Andrzej Wajda serves up a deeply personal take on one of the worst - and least known - atrocities of the Second World War.
From the legendary Polish director Andrzej Wajda, this moving and powerful film examines the cover up - and the horrific impact the mass murders had on those whose loved ones never returned.
This narrative choice made sense in the Cold-War environment, as it was famously done by Andrzej Wajda in his 1983 movie Danton which compared Stalin with Robespierre and Danton with Trotsky.
El titulo del libro hace referencia a la pelicula de Andrzej Wajda, Cenizas y diamantes, que impacto al autor y lo impulso a viajar a Polonia en 1961.
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.