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Andrzej Wajda

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Suwalki, Podlaskie, Poland
Andrzej Wajda is an Academy Award-wining director. He is the most prominent filmmaker in Poland known for The Promised Land (1975), Man of Iron (1981), and Катинь (2007).

He was born Andrzej Wajda on March 6, 1926, in Suwalki, Poland. His mother, Aniela Wajda, was a teacher at a Ukrainian school. His father, Jakub Wajda, was a captain in the Polish infantry. Wajda described his childhood as a happy pastoral country life before the Second World War. In 1939, Poland was invaded by the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Read more...

Actor

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Tatarak 2009

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Character: Himself - Award Recipient

The 2009 European Film Awards 2009

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Nonfiction W 2009

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Character: Himself - Winner: Honorary Award

The 72nd Annual Academy Awards 2000

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Zdjecia próbne 1977

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Bez znieczulenia 1978

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Directing

Writing