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


 

Andrzej Wajda Quotes > Cinema can speak to people's...

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Cinema can speak to people's consciences. I don't think I've wasted this life because I've contributed something to the course of political events.
Andrzej Wajda

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