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The Orchestra Conductor

The Orchestra Conductor (Polish: Dyrygent, and also known as The Conductor) is a 1980 Polish drama film directed by Andrzej Wajda. It was entered into the 30th Berlin International Film Festival, where Andrzej Seweryn won the Silver Bear for Best Actor.[1] It was also shown at the 1980 New York Film Festival.[2]

The Orchestra Conductor
Directed byAndrzej Wajda
Written byAndrzej Kijowski
StarringJohn Gielgud
CinematographySławomir Idziak
Edited byHalina Prugar-Ketling
Release date
  • 24 March 1980 (1980-03-24)
Running time
101 minutes



  1. ^ "Berlinale 1980: Prize Winners". Retrieved 16 August 2010.
  2. ^ "FILM: ANDRZEJ WAJDA'S 'ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR'". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 February 2014.

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