Krzysztof Kieślowski

Documentary and feature film director and screenplay writer Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941–1996) was born in Warsaw. After graduating from the National Film School in Łódź he worked until 1983 at the WFD Documentary Film Studio but his focus shifted increasingly to features. Kieślowski made his first film for TV in 1973, and achieved his international breakthrough in 1988, with the television drama cycle Dekalog.