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The Scar (Blizna)(1976)
The debut feature from Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski, this blend of personal drama and sociopolitical satire follows a regional Communist Party official who is placed in charge of a factory construction project, but finds himself having to deal with corrupt politicians, angry residents, environmentalists, and other problems. ... more
A Polish worker spends two-months salary on an 8mm camera to photograph his infant daughter and is soon enlisted by his employers to start a film club and shoot the everyday incidents that occur at work. Eventually, the film fan goes too far, catching his bosses in a less-than-desirable light. Krzysztof Kieslowski directs. 103 min. ... more
Poland under martial law in 1982 is the setting for this powerful drama from director Krzysztof Kieslowski ("The Double Life of Veronique"). After her husband's death, an attorney's widow attempts to help one of his clients, a worker accused of organizing anti-government strikes. Grazyna Szapolowska, Jerzy Radziwilowicz star. 103 min. ... more
Filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski's fascinating "what if" study of a man's life choices examines three different career paths that were open to the protagonist: physician, political dissident, and party activist. Boguslaw Linda stars. 114 min. In Polish with English subtitles.
Originally made for Polish TV, director Krzysztof Kieslowski's acclaimed series of short films follows the residents of a Warsaw apartment complex through stories based on and illuminating--at times tangentially--each of the Ten Commandments, bringing the edicts to life and showing their relevancy to modern society. With Miroslaw Baka, ... more