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Ashes and Diamonds: Wajda and socialist realism

Pam/ October 8, 2015/ Drama/ 0 comments

For an American audience to fully appreciate and understand what is communicated in Ashes and Diamonds, it is necessary to become knowledgeable about its context of production in Communist Poland, and thus the symbolic representations Wajda chose in order to stay true to the writer’s intent instead of conforming to socialist realism policy.