Oscar Directors: Kieslowski

In 1995, the noted Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski received two Oscar nominations, Best Director and Original Screenplay for Red, the Swissmade picture and last entry in his acclaimed Three Colors trilogy that won most of the critics awards for the year's best foreign film. A furor erupted when Red was disqualified to compete in the Foreign-language picture category due to rigid bureaucratic rules based on language and financing.