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Krzysztof Zanussi

Krzysztof Zanussi

Krzysztof Zanussi, (born 1939) is a producer and film director based in Poland, is a professor of European film at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland where he conducts a summer workshop. He is also a professor at the Silesian University in Katowice.

Zanussi studied physics at Warsaw University (Uniwersytet Warszawski) and philosophy at the Jagiellonian University (Uniwersytet Jagiellonski) in Krakow. He is the director of the Polish Film Studio TOR and has received several prizes and awards, including the David di Donatello Prize of the Accademia del Cinema Italiano, the Cavalier's Cross of Polonia Restituta Order, and the Cavalier de L'Ordre ete Sciences et Lettres.

Krzysztof Zanussi authored the following books: On editing an amateur film (1968), Discourse on an amateur film (1978), memoirs Time to Die (1999).

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Krzysztof Zanussi Facts

BirthdayJuly 17, 1939 (84)
BirthplaceWarsaw, Poland

Selected Filmography

Il Sole Nero
Our God's Brother: The True Story of St. Albert Chmielowski
A Year of the Quiet Sun
Polish Cinema Classics Vol.III
Barwy ochronne
Krzysztof Zanussi Collection
Persona non grata
Polish Cinema Classics
Struktura krysztalu
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