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Wojciech Kilar (1932–2013)

Wojciech Kilar was born on July 17, 1932 in Lwów, Lwowskie, Poland. He was a composer, known for The Pianist (2002), Dracula (1992) and The Ninth Gate (1999). He was married to Barbara Pomianowska. He died on December 29, 2013 in Katowice, Slaskie, Poland. See full bio »

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 2014 Foreign Body
 2012 Light in the Dark (Short)
 2011 Un Après-midi à Paris (Short)
 2009 Revisited
 2009 Poste restante (Documentary short)
 2007 Black Sun
 2004 Philosopher's Paradise (Documentary)
 2003/I Vendetta (Short)
 2002 The Revenge
 2002 The Pianist
 2002 I Remember (Documentary)
 2001 Salwa (Documentary short)
 1998 Unwritten Law (TV Movie)
 1998 Delay Line (TV Movie)
 1998 The Last Circle (TV Movie)
 1997 Little Faith (TV Movie)
 1997 The Soul Sings (TV Movie)
 1996 Cwal
 1995 Legenda Tatr
 1994 Faustyna
 1993 A King for Burning (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1992 Dracula
 1992 The Touch
 1991 Coup de foudre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Retour (1991)
 1991 Napoléon et l'Europe (TV Series)
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Korczak (1990)
 1988 Turning Table
 1988 Salsa
 1987 Wygasle czasy (Documentary)
 1987 Blind Chance
 1985 Paradigma
 1984 Marynia
 1984 Blaubart (TV Movie)
 1983 Capitali culturali d'Europa (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1983 Credo (Documentary)
 1982 Versuchung (TV Movie)
 1982 Imperative
 1982 The Unapproachable (TV Movie)
 1981 Ród Gasieniców (TV Series)
 1980 The Contract (TV Movie)
 1979 Ways in the Night (TV Movie)
 1979 From a Night Porter's Point of View (Documentary short)
 1979 David
 1978 Rodzina Polanieckich (TV Series)
 1978 Spirala
 1978 Haus der Frauen (TV Movie)
 1977 Brigitte Horney (Documentary short)
 1977 Lekcja anatomii (TV Movie)
 1977 Camouflage
 1976 Tredowata
 1975 Nachtdienst (TV Movie)
 1975 Linia
 1975 Trzecia granica (TV Series)
 1974 Drzwi w murze
 1973 Hipoteza (TV Short)
 1973 Hubal
 1973 Opetanie
 1973 Wielka milosc Balzaka (TV Mini-Series)
 1972 Szklana kula
 1971 Gwiazda wytrwalosci (TV Movie)
 1971 Rola (TV Short)
 1971 Family Life
 1971 Martwa fala
 1971 Przystan
 1970 Góry o zmierzchu (TV Short)
 1970 Romantyczni
 1969 Molo
 1969 Sasiedzi
 1969 Przygody Pana Michala (TV Series)
 1968 Lalka
 1968 Wilcze echa
 1967 Upiór (TV Short)
 1967 Wstep do wiedzy o sztuce - Artysta (Documentary short)
 1967 Our Folks
 1967 Bicz bozy
 1967 Westerplatte
 1967 Cala naprzód
 1967 Chudy i inni
 1967 Maria Sklodowska-Curie (Documentary short)
 1966 Bumerang
 1966 Katastrofa
 1966 Jutro Meksyk
 1965 Salto
 1965 Obok prawdy
 1964 Ciemnogród (Short)
 1964 Pieciu
 1964 Echo
 1963 Mansarda
 1963 Milczenie
 1962 Tarpany
 1960 Nikt nie wola
 1960 Lunatycy
 1958 Narciarze (Short documentary)
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He was inspired by the works of Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and fellow countryman Karol Szymanowski. His work incorporated Polish folk songs and Catholic church music. His main interest was composing symphonies and concertos, even though he wrote dozens of film scores. See more »

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