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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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 2010 Miedzy Wroclawiem a Zielona Góra (Documentary short)
 2009 Uit Zicht (Short) (original screenplay)
 2007 Nadzieja (trilogy "Heaven, Hell and Purgatory")
 2005 Hell (scenario)
 2002/I Heaven (screenplay) / (trilogy "Heaven, Hell and Purgatory")
 2000 Big Animal
 1995 Concert of Requests (Short)
 1995 Railway Station (Documentary short)
 1995 Short Working Day (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1995 The Office (Short)
 1995 The Photograph (TV Short documentary)
 1995 Tramway (Short) (uncredited)
 1995 Century of Cinema (TV Series documentary) (idea - 1 episode)
- 100 Years of Polish Cinema (1995) ... (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
 1980 Talking Heads (Documentary short)
 1980 The Calm (TV Movie) (dialogue) / (story)
 1979 Camera Buff (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1979 From a Night Porter's Point of View (Documentary short) (writer)
 1979 Seven Women of Different Ages (Documentary short)
 1977 I Don't Know (Documentary)
 1977 Hospital (Documentary short)
 1976 Slate (Documentary short)
 1976 The Scar (dialogue - as K. Kieslowski) / (scenario)
 1975 Personnel (TV Movie)
 1975 Life Story (Short)
 1974 First Love (TV Movie documentary)
 1974 Przejscie podziemne (TV Short)
 1973 Bricklayer (Documentary short)
 1972 Podstawy BHP w kopalni miedzi (Documentary short)
 1972 Refrain (Documentary short)
 1971 Przed rajdem (Documentary short)
 1971 I Was a Soldier (Documentary short)
 1969 From the City of Lodz (Documentary short)
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Alternate Names:

Krzysztof Kieoelowski | K. Kieslowski | Kieslowski

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Different people in different parts of the world can be thinking the same thoughts at the same time. It's an obsession of mine, that different people, in different places, are thinking the same thing, but for different reasons. I try to make films which connect people. See more »

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Announced his retirement from filmmaking after completing Three Colors: Red (1994). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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