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Krzysztof Kieslowski (1941–1996)


Krzysztof Kieslowski graduated from Lódz Film School in 1969, and became a documentary, TV and feature film director and scriptwriter. Before making his first film for TV, Przejscie podziemne (1974) (The Underground Passage), he made a number of short documentaries. His next TV title, Personel (1976) (The Staff), took the Grand Prix at Mannheim ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 63 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 1990 City Life (Documentary) (segment "Siedem dni w tygodniu")
 1988 Siedem dni w tygodniu (Documentary short)
 1987 Blind Chance
 1985 No End
 1981 Short Working Day (TV Movie)
 1980 Dworzec (Documentary short)
 1980 Talking Heads (Documentary short)
 1980 The Calm (TV Movie)
 1979 Kartoteka (TV Movie)
 1979 Camera Buff
 1979 From a Night Porter's Point of View (Documentary short)
 1979 Siedem kobiet w róznym wieku (Documentary short)
 1977 Nie wiem (Documentary)
 1977 Szpital (Documentary short)
 1976 Slate (Short)
 1976 The Scar
 1976 Personel (TV Movie)
 1975 Life Story (Short)
 1974 Przeswietlenie (Documentary short)
 1974 First Love (TV Movie documentary)
 1974 Przejscie podziemne (TV Short)
 1973 Murarz (Documentary short)
 1972 Miedzy Wroclawiem a Zielona Gora (Documentary short)
 1972 Podstawy BHP w kopalni miedzi (Documentary short)
 1972 Refren (Documentary short)
 1971 Przed rajdem (Documentary short)
 1971 Robotnicy 1971 - Nic o nas bez nas (Documentary)
 1971 Bylem zolnierzem (Documentary short)
 1971 Fabryka (Documentary short)
 1968 Zdjecie (TV Movie documentary short)
 1968 Z miasta Lodzi (Documentary short)
 1967 Koncert zyczen (Short)
 1966 The Office (Short)
 1966 Tramway (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Krzysztof Kieoelowski | K. Kieslowski

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Three Colors: White (1994)] Warsaw is my city. One of the themes of the film is what's good about Warsaw - there's an impatience, an aggressive desire to become rich, to win at all costs, to obtain material possessions. Warsaw is where you can see this most clearly. There it's like a whirlwind. The air buzzes and people buzz with these desires. See more »

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Was a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1989. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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