Realization of the “Three Colors” triptych. Filmed in France, Poland and Switzerland, with an international film crew.
MK2 distributed the triptych to 53 countries.
In September, at the International Venice Film Festival the film "Blue" receives the grand prize - the Golden Lions.
After the festival Kieslowski suddenly announces he will not create any more movies. In later interviews he repeatedly confirms the finality of the decision:
"I do not want to be a slave to my profession. It seems to me that I got more from life then I deserve … At some point you have to say enough is enough. I think that moment has come..."
In London the first edition of the directors autobiography is published, titled “Kieślowski on Kieślowski” (ed. Danusia Stok, pub. Faber@Faber).
Receives the french Order of Arts and Letters.