A Short Film About Killing

Kieslowski's title is accurate: a hideous murder is followed by a hideous execution. Expanded to feature-length by Kieslowski from his hour long "Dekalog" series of dramas inspired by the Ten Commandments. "Based on the Fifth Commandment 'Thou Shalt Not Kill,' this is a psychological vivisection of the brutal and senseless murder of a taxi driver by a young drifter. Miroslaw Baka and Krzysztof Globisz star.

Year: 1988
Genre: Eastern European Cinema
Country: Poland
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Starring: Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz
Duration: 81 Minutes
Rating: R16
Location in store: Foreign (Eastern Europe)



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