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Name: Krzysztof Zanussi  
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Date of Birth: 17th July 1939
Place of Birth: Warsaw, Poland
Profession: Director
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Krzysztof Zanussi, (b. June 17, 1939 in Warsaw, Poland) is a Polish producer and film director.

He 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 Jagielloński) in Kraków. 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).


  • The Structure of Crystals (1969)
  • Family Life
  • Behind the Wall
  • The Illumination (1972)
  • The Contract
  • Camouflage (1976)
  • The Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
  • Wherever You Are (1988)
  • Life for a Life
  • The Silent Touch
  • Weekend Stories
  • In Full Gallop (1995)
  • Our God's Brother (1997)
  • Life as a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000)
  • Suplement (2001)
  • Sesja Kastingowa (2002)
  • Persona non Grata (2004)

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