Dekalog: Nine & Ten

Friday, September 30 - Thursday, October 6, 2016

For info on the entire DEKALOG series, including A SHORT FILM ABOUT LOVE & A SHORT FILM ABOUT KILLING—plus special DEKALOG trivia!—click here.

Dekalog: Nine

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. (60 minutes)

Hanka – Ewa Błaszczyk
Roman – Piotr Machalica
Mariusz – Jan Jankowski
Cyclist – Artur Barciś
Female patient – Jolanta Piętek-Górecka
Little girl – Katarzyna Piwowarczyk

Dekalog: Ten

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. (59 minutes)

Jerzy – Jerzy Stuhr
Artur – Zbigniew Zamachowski
Shopkeeper – Henryk Bista
Piotrek – Maciej Stuhr
Detective – Cezary Harasimowicz
Stamp collectors – Henryk Majcherek, Jerzy Turek
Tomek – Olaf Lubaszenko

A DEKALOG pass, good for admission to any screening of each of the five, paired hour-long parts plus a screening of each of the two A SHORT FILM ABOUT features, is available for $55 ($35 for IFC Center members) online or at the box office. Just select the appropriate ticket price when purchasing.

Click here to see the complete DEKALOG schedule for the series’ five-week run!

  • Country Poland
  • Year 1988
  • Running Time Total runtime: 119 minutes
  • Director Krzysztof Kieślowski

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