Krzysztof Kieślowski and Oscar Countdown

As the Academy Award ceremony fastly approaches, I’m taking some time and looking at films that I’ve seen both recently and from the past that have stuck to my ribs, so-to-speak, because they’ve resonated a powerful force within both my heart and soul. I’d like to see the Academy have a category for best scene within a film, which I’m listing on my Neve Film Critique page. This category could be anything from scariest to hottest moments on screen.

What are some of your favorite film scenes? And why?

For those of you that really love film for all its heart-felt, painstakingly directed, compellingly written and acting that goes beyond this universe, be sure and check out anything and everything by the Polish director, Krzysztof Kieślowski.

There is not a single question in my mind that Kieślowski is among the top five screen writers and directors ever. Gods, what I would have done to spend just a small amount of time with him. I would have fetched coffee, cleaned the toilets and run errands to have had the chance to sit down for 10 minutes with this man and just talk listened. *Sigh*

This rare interview shows the great amount of detail he uses when creating his films. This is from the film, Blue, which happens to be one of my top 10 besties:

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