Article Archive for January 2010
The website They Shoot Pictures, Don’t They? boasts what is quite possibly the most comprehensive list of the 1000 greatest films of all time.
The lowdown on how and why Wajda made the first of his films to be nominated for an Academy Award.
Judging from reviews both past and present found online, ‘The Promised Land’, Andrzej’s first film to be nominated for an Oscar, is as vivid a portrait of the birth of industrial capitalism in 19th Century Europe as can be found in any film.
The Polish master reflects on why ‘The Maids of Wilko’ marked a significant change in his filmmaking.
Reading some of the European reviews around the release of ‘The Young Girls of Wilko’, you wonder if the critics were in a late ’70s sentimental groove.
A revealing glimpse at the kind of trouble his films experienced with state officials.
Nominated for the Palme d’or, Andrzej Wajda’s ‘Landscape After Battle’ made a splash upon its premiere at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival.
The master’s reflections on ‘Everything for Sale’, his self-reflexive film inspired by the death of “The Polish James Dean,” Zbyszek Cybulski
Andrzej Wajda’s film on filmmaking has sparked a range of varying responses over the years.