Films of Krzysztof Kieslowski : The Liminal Image


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Perhaps the greatest European director of the last 30 years, Krzsztof Kieslowski created a remarkable body of work in a relatively short period of time. His films are loved around the world for their dramatic power and consummate artistry.

Kieslowski's cinematic style stands apart in several important respects: his mastery of abstract imagery, his innovative use of sound and his deliberate circumvention of standard cinematic codes. Unlike many other "art" directors - who often fail to rise above commentary on the medium itself - Kieslowski uses these stylistic liberties to explore his philosophical concerns: fate, God, suffering, and love. Through close analysis of films like The Decalogue, The Double Life of Veronique, Blue, White and Red, Joe Kickasola identifies the unique qualities, and artistic legacy, of this great director.

Title:: Films of Krzysztof Kieslowski : The Liminal Image


Categories: Theatre & Film,

Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group: July 2004

ISBN Number:: 0826415598

ISBN Number: 13: 9780826415592

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 138387