The story of a female football team as they prepare for competition season told in a straightforward manner – without turgid narratives about femininity or victory.
This black-and-white Polish Oscar winner is shot with a spare, understated elegance, but sometimes at the expense of narrative depth.
Well-crafted with dazzling black-and-white cinematography, and certainly a film to appreciate, but it is emotionally vacuous.
Kieslowski juxtaposes empathy with morality in this powerful film – as essential a watch as any in cinema on the nature of killing, government-sanctioned or otherwise.
Kieslowski’s final film brilliantly questions the nature of privacy, fate and guilt in this probing tale of morality and choices.
A psychological and musical treatise on personal grief by the great Kieslowski, by turns imaginative and humanistic.
Belief systems—namely science and faith—meet at the crossroads in this powerful and devastating first episode of ‘Dekalog’.