Andrzej Wajda

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Polish filmmaker (born in 1929)


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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?" among all but inveterate film buffs.
Andrzej Wajda is unquestionably one of Europe's finest directors, and his films, which actively engage with issues central to Polish history and politics, have been both controversial and influential.
European Film Academy Critics Awards --Prix FIPRESCI: Andrzej Wajda for "Sweet Rush"
The films of Andrzej Wajda (1926- ), Krzysztof Zanussi (1939- ), and Krzysztof KieElowski (1941-1996) in particular have taken their places in the canon of world cinema.
Some of the most illustrious names in public life in Poland such as film director Andrzej Wajda, Gazeta Wyborcza editor Adam Michnik and Mark Edelman, the last remaining survivor of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising against the Nazis signed the letter, which poured scorn on what they saw as an attempt to smear a national hero and international icon.
Stribrny has considerable fun in exploring the allusions, innuendos, and outright subversions of productions such as Otmar Krejca's Romeo and Juliet at Prague's National Theater (1963-64), Josef Svoboda's stage designs for Hamlet (1959-66, 1982-88) at the same venue, Timon of Athens and other Shakespeare plays at the experimental Balustrade, Alexander Tocilescu's Hamlet in Bucharest, Robert Sturua's Richard III and King Lear (although the inclusion of Georgia in East Europe stretches geography if not cultural history), Andrzej Wajda's Hamlet IV (1989), and Heiner Muller's various uses of the same text.
The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda, who is being honored this year at the Oscars, described the US monopoly in Poland as "the exact opposite of freedom.
In addition to Loren's award, to be collected by her producer-husband, Carlo Ponti, and sons, the festival also honours veteran Polish director Andrzej Wajda.
From its most famous production, the play's Hebrew-language debut at Moscow's Habimah Theatre in 1922 (with Stanislavsky, Meyerhold, Gorky and Chagall in the audience) through a variety of modern renderings (including Andrzej Wajda's staging of a Polish translation at Pepsico's Summerfare Festival in 1989, and a two-actor version, translated and adapted by British actor Bruce Myers, which toured widely throughout the U.S.), The Dybbuk has offered audiences a distinctive blend of romance, mysticism and morality.
Another name frequently appearing in the Oscar rollcall is Andrzej Wajda, whose "Afterimage" had its premiere in Toronto less than one month before the veteran director's death at the age of 90.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- ystanbul's Pera Museum will, next week, be offering a new film program on Polish cinema, including productions from directors Andrzej Wajda and Roman Polanski, as part of the 600th anniversary of the start of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Poland.
In 2007, Poland's greatest living filmmaker Andrzej Wajda finally decided to break the silence, producing a stark, hard-boiled film account of one of the darkest days in Polish history.
A film directed and written by Andrzej Wajda. Based on the novel Post Mortem by Andrzej Mularczyk.