Krzysztof Kieślowski: One Color, 21 Moments, A Thousand Times Goodbye

As a young screenwriter, impressionable and ambitious, I was capable of soaking up inspiration like a sponge. Beyond the passion for writing and watching and talking about and thinking about films, the whole screenwriting process was still a huge learning curve, my feet were still being found and my own artistic style was yet to […]

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The Krzysztof Kieślowski Occupied Film Honors

As you may all be aware now, my annual choices for “best” come in the form of Film Honors*, so with that in mind I just wanted to pull out the films by Krzysztof Kieślowski that managed mentions with me – as part of the #KrzysztofKieslowskiWeekend. I’ve yet to publish my entire Film Honors results […]

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Krzysztof Kieślowski: Films & TV 1975-1989

Krzysztof Kieślowski would return to television a decade after Personnel (1975) with a seminal, stunning Dekalog, the Polish series of 10 one-hour episodes (binge it, I implore you), updating the Ten Commandments to modern era stories. Each segment is crammed with philosophy, politics, sociology, morality, human language – hell, this ought to be on the education syllabus […]

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Psychology Of Film Diagnosis: Three Colors Blue

Blue, the first in Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors trilogy, tells the story of a ghost musician, Julie, who is caught in a grieving cycle after her husband and daughter pass away in a car accident. Unable to cut herself out of existence through a failed suicide attempt upon hearing about their deaths, Julie tries the […]

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Reading, Writing, Arithmetic #29 -Krzysztof Kieślowski

Long time no see Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, my once regular links recommendations of the movie world (and those that crash the party). This time around we continue with the Krzysztof Kieślowski Weekend by offering you all some fascinating articles / essays  tributes to the Polish landmark filmmaker. Get comfortable, and read on. “AND SO ON”: KIESLOWSKI’S […]

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Krzysztof Kieślowski: Documentaries & Shorts 1966-1988

Monday 13th January 2017 will mark 21 years since the passing of one of cinema’s greatest film-makers – and one who deserved that tag without question. Krzysztof Kieślowski played the rich, unforgettable game of human chance in his motion picture, telling stories of the ordinary people that turned out to be effortlessly extraordinary. But the […]

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