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Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski
Krzysztof Kieslowski, who died in 1996, perfected his art in movies lled with mesmerizing images of beauty and danger. His best-known films, Blue; White; Red; The Double Life of Veronique; and The Dec…
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