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A Short Film About Killing (Krotki film o zabijaniu)

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Release Date:March 11, 1988
Running time:84 minutes
Cast:Miroslaw Baka, Krzysztof Globisz, Jan Tesarz, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Barbara Dziekan
Director:Krzysztof Kieslowski
Writer:Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz

Description: 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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