(BBC) – Oscar-winning Polish film director Andrzej Wajda has died aged 90, the Polish Filmmakers’ Association has confirmed. He made more than 40 feature films in a career spanning 60 years.
Many of his films – including Kanal, Man of Marble, Man of Iron and Katyn – were inspired by Poland’s turbulent wartime and communist history.
In 2000, Wajda was awarded an honorary Oscar for his contribution to world cinema.
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