Andrzej Munk

Active - 1950 - 1963  |   Birth - Oct 16, 1920  |   Death - Sep 20, 1961  |   Genres - Drama, Documentary, Comedy, War | Subgenres - Black Comedy Film

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Andrzej Munk (16 October 1921 – 20 September 1961) was a Polish film director, screen writer and documentalist. He was one of the most influential artists of the post-Stalinist period in the People's Republic of Poland. His feature films Man on the Tracks (Człowiek na torze, 1956), Eroica (Heroism, 1958), Bad Luck (Zezowate szczęście, 1960), and Passenger (Pasażerka 1963), are considered classics of the Polish Film School developed in mid-1950s. He died as a result of a car crash in Kompina in a head-on collision with a truck.

He was 40.

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