Andrzej Wajda

Film and theatre director, screenwriter and production designer. Honorary Academy Award winner. He debuted in 1954 with the film A Generation, a story following the fates of young people from Warsaw suburbs during the Nazi occupation. His Canal (1956) and Ashes and Diamonds (1958) started a famous trend called the Polish Film School and made him one of the most significant directors of the new generation in Europe. Died on 9th October 2016.


selected films

1958 Ashes and Diamonds

1972 The Wedding

1974 The Promised Land

1976 Man of Marble

1981 Man of Iron