Krzysztof  Krauze

Krzysztof Krauze

Poland

Biography

Krzysztof Krauze (b. 1953, Warsaw) studied photography in Łodż (1978) and worked as a director for both Se-Ma-For and Irzykowski studios, and also with TOR (1985-91). For his feature debut NeW YORK, 4 AM (1988) he won the Bronze Lion at the festival in Gdansk, where he later won the Special Jury Prize for STREET GAMES (1996). He won a series of awards for THE DEBT (1999) – Golden Lions and the Critics’ Award in Gdynia, the Eagle Award for Best Direction and Screenplay of the Year, and Best Direction at the Philadelphia IFF. He enjoyed international success (incl. the Crystal Globe at KVIFF 2005 and a Golden Hugo at the Chicago IFF) for MY NIKIFOR (2004), co-written with his wife Joanna Kos-Krauze (b. 1972, Olsztyn), who also co-wrote and co-directed the films SAVIOUR'S SQUARE (2005 – Golden Lions at Gdynia and competition screening at KVIFF 2007) and PAPUSZA (2013).

Films Selection

  • Papusza - 2013
  • My Nikifor - 2004
  • Saviour Square - 2006
  • Wielkie rzeczy: Gra - 2000
  • Wielkie rzeczy: Siec - 2000
  • Wielkie rzeczy: System - 2000
  • The Debt - 1999
  • Street Games - 1996
  • Nowy Jork, czwarta rano - 1988
  • Deklinacja - 1980