Film classics continue to leave the world: on October 9, the great Polish director Andrzej Wajda died in Warsaw at the age of 91. Reported by Gazeta Wyborcza .|
He gained fame and recognition after the release of his first paintings about the Polish underground during World War II - Generation, Channel and Ashes and Diamonds. The history of the Polish people in general became the cornerstone of his work. For one of these works - the topical film about strikes of workers in Poland "Man of Iron" - in 1981, the director received the Palme d'Or and The Ecumenical Jury Prize "of the Cannes Film Festival.
Despite the gravitation towards acute sociality, Weide was no stranger to the romanticism of the 19th century, which he transmitted in many television films and screen adaptations, including "Siberian Lady Macbeth", "Demons", "Pan Tadeusz" and many other wonderful creations. In total, the director's filmography includes more than 50 works in film and television.
In 2000, members of the Academy appreciated the work of Wajda and awarded him an honorary prize, and at the end of September this year, the last film by the filmmaker "Afterobraz" was selected by Polish filmmakers to participate in the competition program of the award Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
The Topic of Article: Andrzej Wajda passed away.