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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, Personnel (1975) (The Staff), took the Grand Prix at Mannheim ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 67 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 Miedzy Wroclawiem a Zielona Góra (Documentary short)
 2009 Uit Zicht (Short) (original screenplay)
 2007 Nadzieja (trilogy "Heaven, Hell and Purgatory")
 2005 L'enfer (scenario)
 2002/I Heaven (screenplay) / (trilogy "Heaven, Hell and Purgatory")
 2000 Koncert zyczen (Short)
 2000 Duze zwierze
 1995 100 lat w kinie (Documentary) (idea)
 1994 Three Colors: White (scenario)
 1993 Three Colors: Blue (scenario)
  Dekalog (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1989) (writer - 4 episodes, 1989)
- Dekalog, szesc (1989) ... (written by)
- Dekalog, piec (1989) ... (written by)
- Dekalog, cztery (1989) ... (written by)
- Dekalog, trzy (1989) ... (written by)
- Dekalog, dwa (1989) ... (writer)
 1988 A Short Film About Love (writer)
 1988 A Short Film About Killing (writer)
 1987 Blind Chance
 1985 No End
 1981 Krótki dzien pracy (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1980 Dworzec (Documentary short)
 1980 Gadajace glowy (Documentary short)
 1980 The Calm (TV Movie) (dialogue) / (story)
 1979 Camera Buff (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1979 Seven Women of Different Ages (Documentary short)
 1979 Z punktu widzenia nocnego portiera (Documentary short) (writer)
 1977 Nie wiem (Documentary)
 1977 Szpital (Documentary short)
 1976 Klaps (Documentary short)
 1976 The Scar (dialogue - as K. Kieslowski) / (scenario)
 1975 Personnel (TV Movie)
 1975 Life Story (Short)
 1974 Pierwsza milosc (TV Movie documentary)
 1974 Przejscie podziemne (TV Short)
 1973 Murarz (Documentary short)
 1972 Podstawy BHP w kopalni miedzi (Documentary short)
 1972 Refren (Documentary short)
 1971 Przed rajdem (Documentary short)
 1969 Z miasta Lodzi (Documentary short)
 1968 Zdjecie (TV Short documentary)
 1966 Tramway (Short) (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Krzysztof Kieoelowski | K. Kieslowski | Kieslowski

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his retirement from filmmaking] From time to time one ought to look objectively at life. When you achieve something, you don't actually realize you've achieved anything. It's only afterwards when you've lost it that you realize you've lost it. 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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