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1,696 Ratings

A Short Film About Killing

Krótki film o zabijaniu

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
Poland, 1988
Drama, Crime

Synopsis

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. An expansion of an episode of the director’s Dekalog.

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A Short Film About Killing Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1988 | 2 wins including: Jury Prize

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