Krzysztof Kieślowski

Film director

1941 – 1996

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Who was Krzysztof Kieślowski?

Krzysztof Kieślowski was an influential Polish film director and screenwriter known internationally for The Decalogue, The Double Life of Véronique, and The Three Colors Trilogy. Kieślowski received numerous awards throughout his career, including the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize, FIPRESCI Prize, and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury; the Venice Film Festival FIPRESCI Prize, Golden Lion, and OCIC Award; and the Berlin International Film Festival Silver Bear. In 1995 he received Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Writing. In 2002 Kieślowski was listed at number two on the British Film Institute's Sight & Sound Top Ten Directors list of modern times.

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Born
Jun 27, 1941
Warsaw
Also known as
  • Krzysztof Kieslowski
  • K. Kieslowski
  • Krzysztof Kieoelowski
  • Krzysztof Kieœlowski
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Agnosticism
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • National Film School in Łódź
Died
Mar 13, 1996
Warsaw

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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