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Type: Director
Nationality: Polish
Date of Birth: 03/06/1926


 

Andrzej Wajda Quotes > In the first years after...

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In the first years after 1989, films were partly financed from the state's budget as well as by public television. Still, except for a few special cases, most films are made this way.
Andrzej Wajda

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