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A Short Film About Killing (Krótki film o zabijaniu) (1988)

A Short Film About Killing
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Miroslaw Baka Miroslaw Baka
Jacek Lazar
Krzysztof Globisz Krzysztof Globisz
adwokat Piotr Balicki
Jan Tesarz Jan Tesarz
taksówkarz Waldemar Rekowski
Zbigniew Zapasiewicz Zbigniew Zapasiewicz
Przewodniczacy Komisji
Barbara Dziekan Barbara Dziekan
Bileterka
Jerzy Zass Jerzy Zass
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Zdzislaw Tobiasz Zdzislaw Tobiasz
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7 years, 2 months ago at Sep 1 2:17
Loistava elokuva eihän siitä pääse yli eikä ympäri. Mieletön kuvaksellisuus, jota tuetaan mm. eri väristen filtterien avlla ja hiljainen tarinankerronta ovat omiaan nostamaan elokuvan tunnelman kattoon. Sivystysvaltion tuottaman laillisen kuoleman ehdoton kritiikki vailla turhia kaunisteluja. Erittäin raskas elokuva katsoa ja herättää varmasti tunteita.
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The plot couldn't be simpler or its attack on capital punishment (and the act of killing in general) more direct - a senseless, violent, almost botched murder is followed by a cold, calculated, flawlessly performed execution (both killings shown in the most graphic detail imaginable), while the murderer's idealistic young defence lawyer ends up as an unwilling accessory to the judicial murder of his client
Release date: 26 October 1988
UPC: 738329034122
Tags: 1980s (10), Poland (8), Polish (5), Murder (5), 1988 (4), Punishment (4), Killing (3), Drama (3), Hanged Cat (2), European (2), Kieslowski (2), Violence (1), Remake (1), Police (1), Twenty Something (1), Death (1), Kielowski (1), Spirituality (1), Dying (1), Drifter (1)
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