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Krzysztof Kieslowski

Krotki Film O Milosci (Dekalog 6: A Short Film About Love)

87' - 1988 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: Portuguese, Polish
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski Composer: Zbigniew Preisner With: Grazyna Szapolowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Stefania Iwinska
19-year old Tomek is an orphan, now lodging in a Warsaw high-rise flat with the mother of an absent friend and working as a post-office clerk. For a year he has been spying on Magda, a thiryish designer who quite frequently entertains lovers in het flat on the opposite side of the courtyard. He progresses from binoculars to a stolen telescope for this purpose, makes anonymous phone calls to Magda and plays such tricks on her as notifying the gas board of a supposed leak in her flat while she is with a lover. He takes a supplementary job as milkman to achieve contact of a sort with her...

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Krzysztof Kieslowski


Zbigniew Preisner


Grazyna Szapolowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Stefania Iwinska


Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz

Director of Photography

Witold Adamek


Ewa Smal


Ryszard Chutkowski

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Portuguese, Polish

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Krzysztof Kieslowski
Tramway (short, 1966), The Office (short, 1966), Concert of Requests (short, 1967), From the City of Lodz (short, 1969), I Was a Soldier (short, 1971), Factory (short, 1971), Before the Rally (short, 1971), Workers '71: Nothing About Us Without Us (1972), Refrain (short, 1972), Postawy BHP w kopalni miedzi (short, 1972), Bricklayer (short, 1973), X-Ray (short, 1974), Curriculum Vitae (short, 1975), The Scar (1976), Slate (short, 1976), Hospital (short, 1977), I Don't Know (1977), From a Night Porter's Point of View (short, 1979), Seven Women of Different Ages (short, 1979), Camera Buff (1979), Talking Heads (short, 1980), Railway Station (short, 1980), No End (1985), Blind Chance (1987), A Short Film About Killing (1988), A Short Film About Love (1988), Seven Days a Week - CITY LIFE - Warsaw (short, 1990), City Life (1990), The Double Life of Véronique (1991), Three Colors: Blue (1993), Three Colors: White (1994), Three Colors: Red (1994)

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