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A Short Film About Killing (1987)

Cast: Miroslaw Baka, Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, more...
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Kieslowski
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Studio: Kino
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Poland, Classic Crime, Crime, Classic Crime
Running Time: 81 min.
Subtitles: English
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Synopsis
This disturbing and violent feature opens with a scene of a dead rat and a lifeless cat hanging by the neck. As the plot unfolds, Yatzek (Miroslaw Baka) is a 20-year-old drifter who murders a testy taxi driver (Jan Tesarz) in a gut-wrenching scene of excessive violence. Tension continues to build as a newly licensed young attorney (Krzysztof Globisz is chosen to represent Yatzek in court. Much anticipated and well-received at Cannes, the film won the European Film Academy Award for "Best European Film" in 1988. ~ Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide



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