By Steven Woodward
Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski died unexpectedly in March 1996 at exactly the second he had reached the peak of his occupation and received a world viewers for his paintings with the 3 shades trilogy (1993-94). given that his dying he has been hailed as one of many maximum and so much influential administrators of all time, increased to the elite of global cinema along Jean Renoir, Robert Bresson, Federico Fellini, Yasujiro Ozu, Max Ophüls, and Andrei Tarkovsky. In After Kieslowski, best participants diverge from the common research of Kieslowski's paintings to target his legacy in movies made after his loss of life, together with these according to his scripts and concepts and people made fullyyt through different filmmakers.
Kieslowski's wealthy legacy is rooted in not just a truly major physique of early paintings made ahead of his leap forward movies yet one other trilogy of movies that he were engaged on sooner than his loss of life, a number of of that have long gone directly to be produced. in addition, actors and assistant administrators concerned with Kieslowski additionally made motion pictures that enhance his previous, incomplete tasks or that derive thematically and stylistically from his paintings. After Kieslowski considers Kieslowski's legacy from 3 huge perspectives-the Polish, the ecu, and the worldwide. participants hint his direct effect on filmmakers in Poland and Europe, together with Jerzy Stuhr, Krzysztof Zanussi, Emmanel Finkiel, Julie Bertucelli, and Tom Tykwer, in addition to issues of thematic accident among his paintings and that of Jean-Luc Godard, P. T. Anderson, David Lynch, Michael Haneke, Abbas Kiarostami, and Paul Haggis. This assortment additionally strains the reemergence of Kieslowski's precise visible signature in motion pictures via Ridley Scott, Santosh Sivan, John Sayles, and Julian Schnabel, and his hugely unique use of tv serial-narrative shape that's echoed in at the least significant American tv sequence, HBO's Six ft below and ABC's misplaced.
interpreting Kieslowski's legacy is a manner of considering either in regards to the targeted positive aspects of Kieslowski's paintings and approximately concerns which are now on the middle of up to date filmmaking. movie students and scholars will delight in this groundbreaking volume.
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Extra info for After Kieślowski: The Legacy of Krzysztof Kieślowski
In first films made by several young filmmakers, the viewer may find reminiscences of Kieślowski’s early attempts to uncover the grey, yet somehow photogenic, aspect of communist Poland. For example, Leszek David’s short film produced by the Łódź Film School, My Place (Moje miejsce, 2004), may be discussed in the context of Kieślowski’s Personnel (1975). The cinematic spirit of the late Kieślowski, full of metaphysical associations, can be found in films such as The Third (Trzeci, 2004), directed by Jan Hryniak (b.
The specter of ethical responsibility, which weaves in and out of both series as a principal concern, will also be seen to haunt this particular encounter between these two filmmakers. indd 34 1/16/09 10:34:46 AM Living On: From KieŚlowski to Zanussi the work of Emmanuel Levinas. By bringing together theoretical discussion of Bloom and Derrida with the work of Levinas, the aim of this article is to explore and interrogate filial models of influence and ethics through the films of these signal Polish directors.
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After Kieślowski: The Legacy of Krzysztof Kieślowski by Steven Woodward