Item Details

The Decalogue: VIII-X = Dekalog. VIII-X [videorecording]

Telewizja Polska ; produced by Ryszard Chutkowski ; directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski ; screenplay Krzyzstof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Segments 8-10 of ten films loosely based on the Ten Commandments. Decalogue VIII. Zofia, a university professor of ethics, is suddenly faced with her own past when a visiting Jewish-American researcher reveals that, as a child during the holocaust, she was refused sanctuary by a Catholic couple. Decalogue IX. Roman is told that he can no longer have children, and that he is impotent. He becomes convinced that his wife has a lover, an obsession which nearly drives him over the edge. Decalogue X.A dark comedy in which two estranged brothers are reunited at their father's funeral and inherit his valuable stamp collection.
Director
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Performers
Decalogue VIII. Maria Koscialkowska, Teresa Marczewska, Artur Barcis. Decalogue IX. Ewa Blaszczyk, Piotr Machalica. Decalogue X. Jerzy Stuhr, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Henryk Bista.
Release Date
1988
Run Time
170 min.
Language
Polish with English subtitles
Notes
  • Originally made for Polish television in 1988.
  • Also known as: The Ten Commandments.
Uniform Title
Dekalog Polish & English
Variant Title
Dekalog. VIII-X
Ten Commandments. VIII-X
Title on container: Krzysztof Kieslowski's the Decalogue
Related Title
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's goods.
Series
Cinema Collection (Vaughan Public Libraries)
Contents
  • Decalogue VIII. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor (55 min.)
  • Decalogue IX. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife (58 min.)
  • Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's goods (57 min.)
  • Special features: On the set of The Decalogue; Kieslowski meets the press; Kieslowski, known and unknown.
Credits
Cinematography, Andrzej Jaroszewicz (8), Piotr Sobocinski (9), Jacek Blawut (10) ; editing, Ewa Smal ; music, Zbigniew Preisner.
Published
Chicago, IL : Facets Video, c2003.
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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