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Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

Poland 1988 114 mins. In Polish

Dekalog: Three

“Thou Shall Honor the Sabbath.” After attending Christmas Eve Mass, a married man is pulled away from his family by the sudden appearance of an old lover who wants his assistance in finding her missing husband. Roaming the deserted city streets, they confront despair and loneliness, but finally, as morning comes, uncover the hidden truth. In Polish with English subtitles.


Dekalog: Four

“Thou Shall Honor Thy Father and Mother.” Anka, a 20-year-old drama student, lives with her widowed father. While he is away on a trip, she opens a letter marked “To be opened after my death,” finding inside a letter left by her mother and meant to be opened only after her father died. Delving deeply into the intricacies of parent-child relationships, father and daughter come to an entirely new understanding of who they are and what they mean to each other. In Polish with English subtitles.

Genres: Drama

Appears in: Dekalog