Krzysztof Kieslowski (Nominated for 2 Oscars) Born: June 27, 1941 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. Died: March 13, 1996 (age 54) in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. Best Films: Przypadek (1987); Dekalog, Cztery (1988); Dekalog, Jeden (1988); Dekalog, Piec (1988); Dekalog, Szesc (1988); Krótki Film o Milosci (1988); Krótki Film o Zabijaniu (1988); Dekalog, Dziesiec (1989); City Life (1990); La Double Vie de Véronique (1991); Trois Couleurs: Bleu (1993); Trois Couleurs: Rouge (1994)
Twenty years after his untimely death, Krzysztof Kieslowski, the undisputed master of modern cinema, remains in our minds as strong as ever, through an impressive portfolio of films that are widely considered as benchmarks of cinematic excellence. At film schools and societies and in libraries and private collections worldwide, his achievements continue to be a boundless source of inspiration and education for generations of cineastes. Kieslowski’s movies are always about ordinary people,.....
“My part of the work is to make the film. Your part is to find something in the film, or perhaps not. For me it’s always important to hear viewers’ interpretations. They turn out to be very different to my intentions. I don’t hide my intentions. I speak about them - but not about my interpretations.” Krzysztof Kieślowski (June 27, 1941 — March 13, 1996)