Krzysztof Kieślowski

1941 – 1996

Krzysztof Kieslowski (1941-1996)

Bio

Mr. Kieslowski (1941-1996) started his career shooting documentaries and later became associated with the “cinema of moral anxiety, ” which grouped several Polish directors, including Andrzej Wajda, and aimed to depict the conditions of Poles under communism. His best known work was the three colors series “Red“, “White“, and “Blue“. Three Colors – Red brought him an Academy Award nomination for best director in 1995, Three Colors – Blue shared the Golden Lion at Venice in 1993, and Three Colors – White earned Mr. Kieslowski the best director prize in Berlin, 1994.

March 13, 1996, has brought the sad news – Krzysztof Kieslowski had passed away after a second heart attack. He did undergo a bypass surgery just two days earlier.

Filmography

1994 Three Colors – White (Trzy kolory: Biały)
1994 Three Colors – Red (Trzy kolory: Czerwony)
1993 Three Colors – Blue (Trzy kolory: Niebieski)
1991 The Double Life of Veronique (Podwójne życie Weroniki)
1989 Decalog 1-10
1988 A Short Film about Killing (Krótki film o zabijaniu)
1988 A Short Film about Love (Krótki film o miłości)
1988 Seven Days a Week (Siedem dni w tygodniu)
1985 No End (Bez końca)
1981 Blind Chance (Przypadek)
1981 Short Working Day (Krótki dzień pracy)
1980 Railway station (Stacja)
1980 Talking Heads (Gadające głowy)
1979 Camera Buff (Amator)
1977 I Don’t Know (Nie wiem)
1977 From a Night Porter’s Point of View (Z punktu widzenia nocnego portiera)
1976 Seven Women of Different Ages (Siedem kobiet w różnym wieku)
1976 The Scar (Blizna)
1976 The Hospital (Szpital)
1975 Personnel (Personel)
1975 Biography (Życiorys)
1974 X-Ray (Prześwietlenie)
1974 First Love (Pierwsza milłość)
1973 Mason (Murarz)
1973 The Underground Passage (Przejście podziemne)
1972 Workers 1971 – Nothing about Us without Us (Robotnicy ’71 – Nic o nas bez nas)
1972 Refrain (Refren)
1972 Between Wroclaw and Zielona Gora (Pomiędzy Wrocławiem a Zieloną Górą)
1972 The Principles of Safety and Hygiene in a Copper Mine (Podstawy BHP w Kopalni Miedzi)
1971 Before the Rally (Przed rajdem)
1970 Factory (Fabryka)
1969 From the City of Lodz (Z miasta Łodzi)
1968 The Photograph, (Zdjęcie)
1967 Concert of Wishes (Koncert życzeń)
1966 The Tram (Tramwaj)
1966 The Office (Urząd)