BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — Tears and cheers characterized the emotional audience reaction to "Afterimage," the last film from famed Polish director Andrzej Wajda, which opened the Camerimage film festival…
The passing of one of Poland's last great cinema auteurs has cast a shadow over the normally ebullient atmosphere in Bydgoszcz at this time of year — but the life and work of Andrzej Wajda is also…
Andrzej Wajda's stirring biopic of Polish Solidarity leader Lech Walesa is old-fashioned in the best sense.
Roman Polanski once again transfers a New York stage hit to the screen with maximum fidelity and facility, and a minimum of fuss.
This acid-drenched four-hander never shakes off a mannered, hermetic feel that consistently betrays its theatrical origins. Classy cast and pedigree should yield favorable specialty returns.
Roman Polanski's all-too-faithful adaptation of a bestseller is low on sustained tension.
Ten helmers, each given a formula to shoot a Gotham love story. The results are, well, formulaic.
The complex, self-referential structure of Andrzej Wajda's long-gestating "Sweet Rush" is worth pondering, but the emotional elements largely slip through the master's fingers.
The 1940 massacre by the Soviets of some 15,000 Polish Army officers at Katyn, Russia, reps the hub from which spokes of drama emanate in the WWII epic "Katyn."
Oscar foreign-language nominee "Katyn" took the most noms at the Polish film awards -- the Orlys -- on Tuesday.
Profoundly confusing "In Bloom" arrives at some very tenuous moral conclusions that might alienate much of its supposed target audience.