Krzysztof Kieślowski: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)

Krzysztof Kieślowski: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)


Krzysztof Kieslowski’s premature demise got here on the top of his occupation, after his Three Colors trilogy of flicks garnered overseas acclaim (and an Oscar nomination), and he were proclaimed Europe’s most vital filmmaker through many critics. Born in 1941, he was once merely fifty-four years previous while he died.

Kieslowski himself attempted to inform the tale of his lifestyles and profession within the 1993 ebook Kieslowski on Kieslowski. This assortment, in contrast, unearths the transferring voice of a filmmaker who used to be at the beginning confident approximately his social and cultural position, then felt himself buffeted through the turbulent politics and occasions of the People’s Republic of Poland. As defined within the chronology during this ebook, he stumbled on himself topic to the “economic censorship” of post-Communist filmmaking.

How Kieslowski answered at every one second of his lifestyles, what he attempted to accomplish with each one of his motion pictures, is finely precise in thirty-five choices. those items collect his thesis from the recognized Lodz movie college, a manifesto written earlier than the darkish days of martial legislation in Poland, diary entries from the 1st time he used to be operating outdoors Poland, and diverse infrequent interviews from Polish-, French-, and English-language resources.

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