Dekalog

Seasons

Dekalog

Season 5 (1988)

Originally made for Polish television, Krzysztof Kieslowski's acclaimed 'Dekalog' is a ten-part series in which each episode offers a contemporary dramatic meditation on one of the Ten Commandments. Included here are the first five episodes. In 'Dekalog 1' a tragedy occurs when a man trusts some incorrect weather information. 'Dekalog 2' concerns a dying man and his wife's extra-marital pregnancy. 'Dekalog 3' sees a taxi driver help an ex-girlfriend on Christmas Eve. 'Dekalog 4' has a young woman discover that the man she always believed to be her father is not in fact biologically related to her. 'Dekalog 5' follows what happens when a young man murders a taxi driver. An expanded cinema version of 'Dekalog 5' was also released under the title 'A Short Film About Killing'.

Dekalog

Season 10 (1988)

Originally made for Polish television, Krzysztof Kieslowski's acclaimed 'Dekalog' is a ten-part series in which each episode offers a contemporary dramatic meditation on one of the Ten Commandments. Included here are the second five episodes. In 'Dekalog 6' a young man grows infatuated with a worldly girl. 'Dekalog 7' has a mother and daughter struggle in a battle of wills. 'Dekalog 8' sees past sins picked over as a means to survive. 'Dekalog 9' finds an impotent husband wrestling with his wife's unfaithfulness. 'Dekalog 10' concerns two brothers who are drawn into a bitter feud over a legacy. An expanded cinema version of 'Dekalog 6' was also released under the title 'A Short Film About Love'.