Andrzej Wajda Dies: Oscar & Palme d’Or-Winning Director Was 90

Andrzej Wajda, considered Poland’s greatest director with credits including the Oscar-nominated The Promised Land (1975), The Maids of Wilko (1979), Man of Iron (1981), and Katyń (2007) has died. He was 90, and among numerous accolades over his long career received an honorary Oscar and Palme d’Or.
Born in 1926 in Suwałki, Wajda grew up during some of Poland’s most terrifying years. His father was executed by the Soviets after the partitioning of the country with Germany…

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