"Decalogue", "The Double Life of Veronique" and his trilogy, "Three Colours", earned Kieslowski his reputation as a world-class film-maker.
Kieslowski was notoriously reticent, and even dismissive of his work and talent, but these frank and detailed discussions show a passion for film-making and a career which was often threatened by political and economic change within Poland.
In the book he talks at length about his life: his childhood, disrupted by Hitler and Stalin; his four attempts to get into film school; and what Poland and its future meant to him at the time of writing, before his death in 1996.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages, 50 black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 07/11/1994
- Category: Individual film directors, film-makers
- ISBN: 9780571173280