A Short Film About Killing (Krysztof Kieslowski)

Release Date: 29 September 2003 | Certificate: Suitable for 18 years and over
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Krysztof Kieslowski, the director of the ‘Three Colours’ trilogy, expanding two episodes of his BAFTA winning cycle of short films based on the Ten Commandments, Dekalog into full-length features. The results are the haunting A Short Film About Love and this brutal story based upon the Commandment ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’. A disaffected young man murders a taxi driver and is put on trial by the state. Though defended by an idealistic lawyer, he is finally sentenced to death by hanging for his crime. Disturbing, thought provoking and graphically filmed in harrowing detail, A Short Film About Killing won numerous awards including the Jury Prize at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.


Interview With Director Of Photography Slawomir Idziak, Interview With Kieslowski Collaborator Annette Insdorff, Interview With Filmmaker Agnieska Holland, Examination Of The Film By Antonin Liehm, A Night Porters Point Of View Short Film By Kieslowski, Kieslowski Filmography

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Region 0
Aspect Ratio: Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital Mono
Running Time: 85 minutes
Production Year: 1988
Main Language: Polish
Subtitles: English
Release Date: 29 September 2003
Certificate: 18 - Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18, by placing an order for this product you are declaring that you are 18 years or over.