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Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Wajda (born March 6, 1926) is a Polish film director.

His first three films were A Generation[?] (1954), Kanal[?] (1956) and Ashes and Diamonds[?] (1958). The three films comprise a trilogy about the effects of World War II on Poland, and gained Wajda international acclaim.

He was born in Suwalki[?], Poland.

Other well-known movies by Andrzej Wajda :

In 2000 he was awarded the Honorary Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

See also: Polish film history

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