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Polish film director AndrzejWajda dies, aged 90

Poland's leading filmmaker Andrzej Wajda, whose career maneuvering between a repressive communist government and an audience yearning for freedom won him international recognition and an honorary Oscar, has died. He was 90.


Wajda had recently been hospitalized and died Sunday night, said film director Jacek Bromski, head of the Association of Polish Filmmakers, on the private television station TVN24. The filmmakers association confirmed his death on its website.



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