Thursday, February 28, 2008

Who the Poles think is the best Polish directors?

Wajda’s Katyn best Polish film ever poll says (theNews.pl, 25/2/08):

Despite the fact that the American Film Academy didn’t award Katyn with an Oscar, Poles still think that it’s the best Polish film of all time.

The majority (55.5 percent) of Poles believe that Katyn is the best Polish film in history, a poll published in Polska daily reveals.

Wajda’s film is followed by an epic masterpiece The Teutonic Knights (20.9 percent) and The Deluge (20.4), both based on H. Sienkiewicz’s novels.

Andrzej Wajda himself was chosen by the poll participants the best Polish director (67.5 percent), followed by Roman Polanski and Krzysztof Kieslowski.