Directed by Krsysztof Kieslowski
"One of the great movie achievements of our time"
(Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune), Krzysztof Kieslowski's
Decalogue explores the timeless moral issues of human existence through
ten contemporary tales, each based on one of the Ten Commandments.
Originally produced for Polish television, this brilliant series of ten
separate but subtly intertwining films transcended the boundaries of film
and TV, winning honors in both arenas as it played around the world. The
Decalogue won the FIPRESCI Award at the 1989 Venice Film Festival, was
honored as Best Foreign Television Program by the British Academy of Film
and Television Arts and was named Best Foreign Language Film by the Chicago
Film Critics Association in 1997. Each episode was co-written by
Kieslowski's longtime collaborator Krzysztof Piesiewicz and features music
by Zbigniew Preisner. Three-disc set. Polish with English
subtitles. 562 minutes.