By Kie*slowski, Krzysztof; Kie*slowski, Krzysztof <1941-> - Critique et interprétation; Kieślowski, Krzysztof; Kieślowski, Krzysztof; Haltof, Marek

ISBN-10: 0231504020

ISBN-13: 9780231504027

ISBN-10: 1903364914

ISBN-13: 9781903364918

ISBN-10: 1903364922

ISBN-13: 9781903364925

Since his dying in 1996, Krzysztof Kieslowski has remained the best-known modern Polish filmmaker and some of the most renowned and revered ecu administrators, across the world well known for his bold Decalogue and Three Colors trilogy.

In this new addition to the Directors'Cuts sequence, Marek Haltof presents a entire research of Kieslowski's cinema, discussing commercial practices in Poland and stressing that the director didn't healthy the conventional photograph of a "great" East-Central ecu auteur. He attracts a desirable portrait of the stridently self sufficient director's paintings, noting that Kieslowski was once no longer afraid to precise unpopular perspectives in movie or in existence. Haltof additionally exhibits how the director's paintings continues to be detailed within the context of Polish documentary and narrative cinema.

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Kieślowski’s frequent collaborator, cinematographer Jacek Petrycki (First Love and Curriculum Vitae), captures the images of colourless provincial Poland and the mundane situations, behaviours and gestures that aptly reflect the Gierek decade in Polish history. 30 The narrative of this paradocumentary film, however, contains a metaphysical element, which perhaps foretells the ‘art film poetics’ of Kieślowski’s later films. 31 The first time they appear on a television set and interrupt the television test image.

According to his film-making credo, Kieślowski never comments and never searches for easy effects nor labels the protagonist. He does not mock him but lets him talk freely about his love for order and discipline in a simple, often ungrammatical language. The images of Osuch in action and what he has to say are enough for the viewer to reach conclusions. 43 Although known to festival audiences and documentary film buffs, the film was shown for the first time to a general public on Polish television after VARIATIONS ON DESTINY AND CHANCE 02 Chapter One 19 18/1/04, 2:08 pm 19 The night porter Marian Osuch in From the Point of View of the Night Porter (1977) Kieślowski’s death.

Romek Januchta, played by future film director Juliusz Machulski,15 is an idealistic young man, an observer rather than participant in the internal games and quarrels of the opera house. Despite that, theatre remains a magical place for him. The chief of opera technical staff (Włodzimierz Boruński), who introduces Romek to his supervisor (‘you’d better not embarrass your aunt’), comments that ‘working here is like a bird flying. Art! Art! We all feel it. This is in the air, inside of us. Do you understand this?

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