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The Decalogue


Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
Poland, 1989
Drama, TV Mini-series


The Ten Commandments, exact and uncompromising, literally cast in stone, continues to provide a source of moral conflict in contemporary society. In the ten part epic masterpiece, The Decalogue, Krzysztof Kieslowski examines the dilemma of fundamental sin in the lives of ordinary Warsaw citizens.

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The Decalogue Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1989 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

National Board of Review

2000 | Winner: Outstanding Cinematic Series (Special Citation)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

Bodil Awards

1991 | Winner: Best European Film

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