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No End
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NO END

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Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
Poland, 1985
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

In 1980s Poland, lawyer Antek Zyro’s death leaves his wife, Ursula, grappling with grief. As his ghost haunts her, Ursula immerses herself in Antek’s final case, a political prisoner’s plight, to honor his memory amid societal upheaval.

Synopsis

In 1980s Poland, lawyer Antek Zyro’s death leaves his wife, Ursula, grappling with grief. As his ghost haunts her, Ursula immerses herself in Antek’s final case, a political prisoner’s plight, to honor his memory amid societal upheaval.

Our take

Perhaps Krzysztof Kieślowski’s most political film, No End was condemned in the filmmaker’s native Poland on its initial release. A more serious tonal shift from his previous films, this ghost story of sorts puts forth a potent political argument in its two parallel plots.