About the Author
Krzysztof Kieslowski (1941-1996) began as a documentarian who took on controversial subjects in Communist Poland in the 1960s and 70s. He gained international renown with his award-winning narrative films "The Double Life of Veronique" and the "Three Colors" trilogy ("Blue, White, " and "Red"). He also made "The Decalogue, " a celebrated series for Polish television. "Double Lives, Second Chances" remains the best introduction to a uniquely gifted artist. Annette Insdorfis a professor in the Graduate Film Division of Columbia University's School of the Arts and director of Undergraduate Film Studies. She is the author of "Philip Kaufman" (2012), "Francois Truffaut" (1994), and "Indelible Shadows: Film and the Holocaust" (1983).
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