Krzysztof Zanussi

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Krzysztof Pius Zanussi (born 17 June 1939) is a Polish film and theatre director, producer and screenwriter. He is a professor of European film at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland where he conducts a summer workshop. He is also a professor at the Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School of the University of Silesia in Katowice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Krzysztof Zanussi has received more than 146,851 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Krzysztof Zanussi is the 273rd most popular film director (up from 284th in 2019), the 303rd most popular biography from Poland (up from 312th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Film Director.

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Among film directors, Krzysztof Zanussi ranks 273 out of 1,581Before him are Damiano Damiani, Tobe Hooper, George Roy Hill, Henry Hathaway, Jean Rouch, and Leo McCarey. After him are Gabriel Axel, Dušan Makavejev, Jacques Becker, Frank Lloyd, Paul Schrader, and Otar Iosseliani.

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Among people born in 1939, Krzysztof Zanussi ranks 96Before him are Guntis Ulmanis, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Lily Tomlin, Daniel C. Tsui, and Scott McKenzie. After him are Yaphet Kotto, Carmen Salinas, Nikola Pilić, Michael Moorcock, Ruggero Deodato, and John O'Keefe.

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Among people born in Poland, Krzysztof Zanussi ranks 303 out of 1,454Before him are Hans Jeschonnek (1899), Hans Bellmer (1902), Elizabeth Richeza of Poland (1286), Hugo Münsterberg (1863), Józef Bem (1794), and Ida Haendel (1928). After him are Chaïm Perelman (1912), Fritz Gerlich (1883), Henry the Bearded (1163), Casimir Pulaski (1745), Andreas Schlüter (1660), and Gunther von Hagens (1945).


Among film directors born in Poland, Krzysztof Zanussi ranks 10Before him are Fred Zinnemann (1907), Jerzy Grotowski (1933), Jerzy Skolimowski (1938), Agnieszka Holland (1948), Robert Wiene (1873), and Jean Epstein (1897). After him are Walerian Borowczyk (1923), Jerzy Hoffman (1932), Jerzy Stuhr (1947), Paweł Pawlikowski (1957), Max Fleischer (1883), and Wojciech Has (1925).