Krystyna Zachwatowicz-Wajda is a Polish scenographer, costume designer and actress who dedicated most of her career to theatre (Teatr Stary in Krakow, Piwnica pod Baranami). Her contribution to film concentrated mainly around her husband, Andrzej Wajda. She also played several roles in his films (e.g. The Maidens of Wilko, Chronicle of Amorous Accidents, Man of Marble or Pan Tadeusz), designed costumes for Wajda’s films (e.g. The Wedding, The Shadow Line, The Possesed or The Revenged) and won nomination for Orel, a prestigious national award, in 2003. For many years, she has stood by Wajda’s side both as a wife, and a colleague.