MAMI to retrospect Andrej Wajda's works

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Mumbai, Mar 10 (UNI) The ongoing 10th MAMI International film festival held a retrospective of the works of Polish Director Andrej Wajda, director of the opening film of the festival,''Katyn''.

Mr Wajda is the son of a Polish cavalry officer, who was murdered by Soviets in 1940 ''Katyn'' massacre. The film is the director's homage to those who died in the massacre.

''Ashes and Diamond'', ''Hunting Flies'', ''Landscape after the battle'', ''Man of Marble'', ''Conductor'' and ''Man of Iron'' are the other films by the director, to be showcased during the festival.

Meanwhile, ''The Foreigner'', a film that depicts the hardships of partition faced by some of the Malayalee families, was showcased during the festival. The film is based upon the life of a 70-year-old Malayalee, who goes to Karachi for a job and is later disowned by both India and Pakistan.

The festival also screened another interesting film, ''Adam'', which tells the story a village where no one has died for 20 years and women give birth three to four times a week.


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