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Piesiewicz, Krzysztof 1945-

Overview
Works: 391 works in 968 publications in 5 languages and 9,017 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Romance films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Krzysztof Piesiewicz
 
Most widely held works by Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious tale of a hapless Polish man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him because of his performance in the bedroom. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Polish and French and held by 819 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
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young model has a chance meeting with an unusual stranger that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy. As her knowledge of the man deepens, she discovers an astonishing link between his past and her destiny
Trois couleurs by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First part of Kieslowski's trilogy on France's national motto: Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity. 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
La double vie de Veronique The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 697 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
Heaven by Tom Tykwer ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 557 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
Trois couleurs, rouge by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 342 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. The first of a trilogy by Krzysztof Kieslowski, followed by 'White' and 'Red.'
Krótki film ó milości a short film about love ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Polish and held by 305 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
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Polish and held by 288 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
Krótki film ó zabijaniu by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Polish and French and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological vivisection of the brutal and senseless murder of a taxi-driver by a young drifter, with no explanation offered and no extenuating circumstances given. The equally searing execution of the murderer presents a powerful moral indictment of capital punishment
Blue, white, red three colors ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A bold trio of stories about love and loss ... [that] was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 90s. The films are named for the colors of the French flag and stand for the tenets of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity--but that hardly explains their enigmatic beauty and rich humanity. Set in Paris, Warsaw, and Geneva, and ranging from tragedy to comedy, Blue, White, and Red ... examine a group of ambiguously interconnected people experiencing profound personal disruptions"--Container
Bez końca No end ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in Polish and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antek was one of the few lawyers willing to take on political cases in a period of enforced martial law. Upon his unexpected death, Antek's wife Ulla struggles to cope with her grief. She eventually takes on the task of finding another attorney to take over one of her husband's cases to defend a man jailed for leading a labor strike. After connecting a colleague from Antek's past with the prisoner's wife, a series of mysterious signals make Ulla believe that Antek's ghost is warning her about the man chosen to replace him
Three colours trilogy : blue, white, red by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three colors blue, white, red ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krzysztof Kieślowski's trilogy of the human condition in contemporary French society, with each film drawing its theme from a color in the French flag: liberty (Bleu), equality (Blanc) and fraternity (Rouge)
Decalogue : the ten commandments by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and German and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trois couleurs ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and English and held by 138 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
Trois couleurs. Three colors ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final installment in the director's trilogy named after the colors of the French flag, Red is the story of a beautiful young woman and her meeting with an unusual stranger- a meeting that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy
Trois couleurs ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rouge] The story of a beautiful young woman and her meeting with an unusual stranger, a meeting that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy
The Decalogue Dekalog ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Polish and French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 films that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
La double vie de Veronique The double life of Véronique ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in French and Polish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weronika, a Polish choir soprano, and Veronique, a French music teacher, have never met. However, the two women have a supernatural bond that affects each other's lives
 
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Alternative Names
Piesewicz, Krzysztof
Piesiewicz, Krzysztof.
Piesiewicz, Krzysztof Marek.
ピェシェヴィチ, K
ピェシェヴィチ, クシシュトフ
Languages
French (126)
Polish (55)
English (29)
German (6)
Italian (3)
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