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Krzysztof Pieczynski

Krzysztof Pieczynski

Krzysztof Piesiewicz was born in Warsaw in 1945. After studying law at the local university, he became an attorney in the Polish capital. He still works as an attorney. Specializing in criminal law, he has served as defense attorney in many important criminal cases. Piesiewicz represented Solidarity in the political trials that took place between 1981 and 1987.

Krzysztof Piesiewicz has been writing screenplays since 1983. Together with Krzysztof Kieslowski, he co-authored the Kieslowski films Bez Konca (1984), Krotki Film O Zabijaniu (1987) and Krotki Film O Milosci (1988) as well as the ten-part miniseries Decalog which served as a basis for the latter two films,. He also co-authored Le Double Vie de Veronique (1990), and the Trois Couleurs trilogy Bleu, Blanc, and Rouge.

In 1990, Piesiewicz was awarded the Golden Lion at the Gdansk Festival and the Premio Flaiano in Pescara for Krotki Film O Zabijaniu and Krotki Film O Milosci.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Krzysztof Pieczynski Facts

Birth Name Krzysztof Pieczynski
OccupationActor, Screenwriter
BirthdayMarch 27, 1957 (66)
BirthplaceOpole, Poland

Selected Filmography

Chain Reaction
Out of Reach
Jack Strong
The Exodus, Part 1
The Career of Nikos Dyzma
General: Zamach Na Gibraltarze
Suicide Room
Fat Man And Little Boy
Fallout/Survival on the Mountain
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