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Films By Krzysztof Zanussi

FAMILY LIFE (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1970)
A young man returns to his family home to discover that the life he left behind is still very much a pan of him, and not so easy to escape from. ... Wit, an engineer, the son of a once rich industria… Read more

ILLUMINATION (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1973)
Illumination won the grand prize at the Locarno festival last year, and its director. Krzysztof Zanussi, is considered by many critics to be the most original film maker working in Polish cinema. He … Read more

NIGHT PATHS (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1979)
In the midst of the Second World War in occupied Poland, Friedrich, a young German officer of aristocratic background, meets his older cousin, Hans Albert. Both are part of the same regiment, station… Read more

THE BALANCE (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1974)
Krzysztof Zanussi's film explores an area of contemporary family and sexual life that has been opened up by Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage. Marta is forty, married with a son, and quietly unhappy w… Read more

THE CONTRACT (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1980)
Zanussi's latest film is a departure for him in two ways. Firstly, it is a comedy, a lighter and more sprightly film that the intense dramas of conscience for which he is best known (Camouflage, Illu… Read more

THE YEAR OF THE QUIET SUN (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1984)
A film of gentle emotions and autumnal colours, set during the post World War II reconstruction of Poland. Two women, mother and daughter, leave from the east and arrive in the home town they have be… Read more

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