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Andrzej Wajda : history, politics, and nostalgia in Polish cinema

Author: Janina Falkowska
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The work of Andrzej Wajda, one of the world's most important filmmakers, shows remarkable cohesion in spite of the wide ranging scope of his films, as this study of his complete output of feature films shows. Not only do his films address crucial historical, social and political issues; the complexity of his work is reinforced by the incorporation of the elements of major film and art movements such as Socialist
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Falkowska, Janina, 1951-
Andrzej Wajda.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2007
(OCoLC)608319065
Online version:
Falkowska, Janina, 1951-
Andrzej Wajda.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2007
(OCoLC)628295203
Named Person: Andrzej Wajda; Andrzej Wajda; Andrzej Wajda
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janina Falkowska
ISBN: 1845452259 9781845452254 9781845455088 1845455088
OCLC Number: 70114559
Description: viii, 340, [8] p. of plates : ill., plates ; 24 cm.
Contents: Andrzej Wajda : his words and his archives --
The life and times of Andrzej Wajda --
The birth of a master : films of the fifties --
Fight for perfection : films of the sixties --
Between politics and the themes of life and death : films of the seventies --
Nostalgia and remorse : films of the eighties --
Grande finale : films of the nineties.
Responsibility: Janina Falkowska.
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