Dekalog 9 & 10

119 mins.
Directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski

Krzysztof Kieślowski's DEKALOG is a ten-part masterwork that focuses on the residents of a housing complex in late-Communist Poland. Click here for more information on the series.

In DEKALOG 9, Roman and Hanka have a loving marriage, but his impotence has led to her having an affair. The unbearable situation drives Roman to extreme measures both physically and mentally, testing their love and his own will to live.

In DEKALOG 10, Jerzy and Artur’s father dies, leaving behind a valuable stamp collection, which, they discover, is coveted by dealers of varying degrees of shadiness. The more involved the brothers get in their father’s world, the more dire and comical their situation becomes.