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Kieślowski, Krzysztof 1941-1996

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Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in French and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seductive story of forbidden love and the unknowable mystery of coincidence as a young model meets an unusual stranger
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Blue( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is left devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child. She retreats from the world around her, but is soon reluctantly drawn into an ever-widening web of lies and passion as the dark, secret life of her husband begins to unravel
Przypadek = Blind chance by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing an unclear future, Witek, an earnest young Polish medical student, chooses to put his education on hold. What happens next spawns into three successive scenarios depending on whether Witek catches or misses his train--giving him three different futures. Whether as an idealistic Communist Party member, an ambivalent dissident or a devoted healer and husband, the young Pole's destiny is shaped by a troubled present poised to engulf him
The double life of Veronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

127 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young women, both called Veronica, seem to share a single existence, albeit in different countries. Polish singer Weronika sees her French double, Veronique, taking her picture at a political rally but dies the next day. In France, Veronique feels a strange sense of loss but it takes many twists of fate to help her discover why - and even then the outcome is unclear
Dekalog = The Decalogue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Polish and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
La double vie de Veronique = The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Polish and French and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond
Trois couleurs, blanc = Three colors, white( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her
Heaven by Tom Tykwer( Visual )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philippa is a British schoolteacher living in Italy, whose husband fell victim to a drug overdose. Vendice is a powerful local drug dealer who sold the dope which killed Philippa's husband. Disgusted with the inability of the police to bring Vendice to justice, Philippa takes the law into her own hands, planting a bomb which is intended to kill the dealer. Instead the bomb kills four innocent bystanders. Now with the help of her multilingual translator, Philippa escapes and continues to seak revenge on Vendice
Krótki film ó milości = a short film about love by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

76 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the lives of two human beings who have been deprived of the gift of love. A young postal worker falls in love with an older woman who lives in the flat opposite his. She attempts to prove to him that love is nothing more than a set of biological impulses, as a reaction to his voyeurism, and draws him into a game in which neither is the winner
Amator = Camera buff by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Polish with English subtitles
A short film about killing= Krótki film ó zabijaniu by Tadeusz Łomnicki( Visual )

66 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young drifter Jacek brutally murders a taxi driver for no comprehensible reason. An idealistic young lawyer is assigned to the case, but when his client is sentenced to death he is riled by the injustices of the legal system
Bez końca = No end by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film's hero, a libertarian lawyer, dies four days before the film begins, leaving the case of a worker arrested for organizing a strike unresolved. His ghost watches his wife and son struggle to survive without him and is concerned that his client's case is being handled by a lawyer whose approach differs from his. Trying to overcome her husband's death, the attorney's wife becomes involved in the trial but there seems to be "no end" to her deceased spouse's pervasive influence. Set during the period of martial law in Poland, Kieslowski's film was not shown outside Poland until 1986
Red( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in French and English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning young model Valentine, accidentally runs over a dog. She returns the injured animal to his indifferent owner, who leads her down a path of intrigue and whose past reveals an astonishing link to her destiny
The big animal = Duze zwierze( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Polish and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering camel influences people's lives in various ways when it wanders into a small Polish village
Blizna = The scar by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious small town Polish communist official prepares to receive a delegation from Warsaw. At stake is a large fertilizer factory contract that would mean hundreds of jobs for a dirt poor rural province. But winning the contract creates more problems than it solves as politicians, environmentalists, and displaced citizens alike inadvertently plumb the gap between socialism and the anarchy of human nature. The builder turned reluctant factory director's "quiet conscience" becomes the moral center of a sprawling, Altmanesque tapestry of greed, conspiracy and grudge holding
Blue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

49 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman left devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child. She retreats from the world around her, but is soon reluctantly drawn into an ever-widening web of lies and passion as the dark, secret life of her husband begins to unravel
Trois couleurs by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child, a young woman retreats from the world around her, but is soon drawn into a web of lies and passion as the secret life of her husband unravels
White by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to Kieslowski's Blue, 'Three Colours White' is an ironic black comedy that examines equality. It tells the story of Polish hairdresser Karol (Zbigniew Zamachwski), whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months, Dominique (played by Julie Delpy, 'Before Sunrise and Before Sunset') deserts him. Forced to begin afresh. Karol works on rebuilding his life while planning a dangerous revenge
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in Polish and Spanish and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 3 short films, inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex
Dekalog( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in Polish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally made for Polish television, Dekalog focuses on the residents of a housing complex in post-Communist Poland, whose lives become subtly intertwined as they face emotional dilemmas that are at once deeply personal and universally human. Using the Ten Commandments for thematic inspiration and an overarching structure, the ten hour-long films deftly grapple with complex moral and existential questions concerning life, death, love, hate, truth, and the passage of time. Also presented are the longer theatrical versions of the series' fifth and sixth films: A short film about killing and A short film about love
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Blue Blue Trois couleurs
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The double life of VeroniqueBlueTrois couleursThe cinema of Krzysztof Kieślowski : variations on destiny and chanceDouble lives, second chances : the cinema of Krzysztof KieślowskiThe films of Krzysztof Kieślowski : the liminal imageKieślowski on Kieślowski
Alternative Names
Keslevskiĭ, Kshishtof 1941-1996

Keslevskij, Kšištof.

Kieâslowski, Krzysztof

Kieslowski, K.

Kieslowski, Krysztof

Kieslowski, Krysztof 1941-1996

Kiéslowski, Krzystof 1941-1996

Kiéslowski, Krzysztof

Kieslowski, Krzysztof 1941-1996

Kīšlofskī, Krīštof

Kīšlūfskī, Krīstof

Kīšlūfskī, Krīštūf

Krzysztof Kieślowski

Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941–1996) lengyel filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

Krzysztof Kieślowski director y guionista de cine polaco

Krzysztof Kieślowski Polish film director and screenwriter

Krzysztof Kieślowski polnischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Krzysztof Kieślowski polski reżyser i scenarzysta filmowy

Krzysztof Kieślowski polský filmový režisér a scénárista

Krzysztof Kieślowski poola režissöör ja stsenarist

Krzysztof Kieślowski Pools filmregisseur

Krzysztof Kieślowski réalisateur de cinéma polonais

Krzysztof Kieślowski regista polacco

Kşiştof Kyeslovski

Kšištofs Keslovskis

Κριστόφ Κισλόφσκι

Кеслёвский, Кшиштоф

Кеслевский, Кшиштоф 1941-1996

Кшиштоф Кесльовський

Кшиштоф Кесьлёвский

Кшиштоф Кјешловски

Кшищоф Кешловски Полски режисьор

Кшищоф Кешльовски

Кшыштаф Кеслёўскі

Քշիշտոֆ Կիշլովսկի

קז'ישטוף קישלובסקי

קשישטוף קישלובסקי

كريستوف كيشلوفسكي

کریستوف کیشلوفسکی

کریستۆف کیشلۆڤسکی

کریشتوف کیشلوفسکی فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان لهستانی

ক্রিস্তফ কিয়েশ্‌লফ্‌স্কি

ക്രിസ്റ്റോഫ് കീസ്‌ലോവ്‌സ്കി

กชึชตอฟ กีแยชลอฟสกี

ქშიშტოფ კესლევსკი

크지슈토프 키에실로브스키

키에슬로브스키, 크쥐쉬도프 1941-1996

키에슬로브스키, 크쥐시토프 1941-1996

키에슬로프스키, 크지슈토프 1941-1996

キェシロフスキ, K

キェシロフスキ, クシシュトフ

クシシュトフ・キェシロフスキ

克日什托夫·基斯洛夫斯基

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