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[on filmmaking in communism] Money was not so important then. It was a communist economy, so the money was not real, and we could take a long time in shooting a film, and we could build big sets. However, film stock had to be exported from the West, and we had to shoot a one-to-four ratio, which is nothing. It's a good lesson, however, because it teaches you how to edit the film in your head.[...
One of her unrealized projects has been the story of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto. The screenplay of the distinguished Polish writer Jerzy Stefan Stawinski
was ready in 1981. Boguslaw Linda
was planned for the main part. However, there was no political climate for the movie and therefore it has never been shot.