An episode from his life seems especially instructive as a lesson for artists at a time of political turmoil and totalitarian tendencies.
Less than a year after the first big strike of Solidarity in Gdansk shipyard in 1980, Andrzej Wajda made the movie "Man of Iron" (1981). The Polish Communist authorities censored the film shortly after, as the dictatorship tightened its grip.
|Posters for the "Man of Iron" in French, Serbian and Polish.|
|The PAlme d'Or awarded to Andrzej Wajda at Cannes Film Festival for Man of Iron.|