Mature Audiences Only

On a somber March day, the paths of three men cross: The cabbie Marian cleans his car, the lawyer Piotr celebrates passing his bar exam while in the same café, and 20-year-old Jacek prepares his murder weapon. The film is a psychological and ethical study of murder.

A sensation at the Cannes Film Festival and recipient of numerous awards, A Short Film About Killing opened the door to an international career for director Krzysztof Kieślowski (The Decalogue; Blue; White; Red).


Director
Krzysztof Kieślowski
Released
1987
Language
Polish with English subtitles
Country
Poland
Running Time
86 minutes