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OBITUARY: Polish Cinematographer Wiesław Zdort Featured

2019-01-17
The Temptation by Barbara Sass, Cinematography: Wiesław Zdort The Temptation by Barbara Sass, Cinematography: Wiesław Zdort

WARSAW: Veteran Polish cinematographer Wiesław Zdort has died at age 87. He worked with many important Polish filmmakers including Krzysztof Kieślowski, Kazimierz Kutz and Barbara Sass.

Among his most revered films are The Decalogue: One by Krzysztof Kieślowski, The Temptation by Barbara Sass (produced by Agencja Produkcji Filmowej) and Night Train by Jerzy Kawalerowicz (produced by Zespól Filmowy "Kadr"). He also worked on three films by Kazimierz Kutz.

He was awarded best cinematographer for The Temptation by Barbara Sass at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia in 1995 and together with Kazimierz Kutz he received the Cinematographer-Director Duo Award at the Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography in Łódź.

The Polish Filmmakers Association awarded him a lifetime achievement award in 2014.

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