Call number: DVD-4897


Kieślowski – Dekalog and other television works

On 5 Blu ray discs and 5 DVDs

This is Blu ray disc 4

KIEŚLOWSKI, Krzysztof
Dekalog [The Decalogue] [The Ten Commandments]

Telewizja Polska, Zespół Filmowy Tor, in co-production with Sender Freies Berlin, 1988
Producer: Ryszard Chutkowski
Screenplay: Krzysztof Piesiewicz, Krzysztof Kieślowski
Production design: Halina Dobrowolska
Music: Zbigniew Preisner

Dekalog, siedem [Decalogue Seven]
Photography: Dariusz Kuc
Sound: Nikodem Wołk-Łaniewski

Ewa, Majka's mother	                Anna Polony
Majka				        Maja Barełkowska
Stefan, Majka's father	                Władysław Kowalski
Wojtek, Ania's father		        Bogusław Linda
Man on railway station 	                Artur Barciś
Station ticket seller  	                Bożena Dykiel
Ania, Majka's sister		        Katarzyna Piwowarczyk
Wojtek's acquaintance	                Dariusz Jabłoński
Grzegorz, Stefan's friend	        Jan Mayzel
55 minutes 10 seconds
In Polish with optional English subtitles

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Dekalog, osiem [Decalogue Eight]
Photography: Andrzej Jaroszewicz
Sound: Wiesława Dembińska

Zofia, an Ethics Professor		Maria Kościałkowska
Elżbieta Loranc			        Teresa Marczewska
Student at Zofia's lecture		Artur Barciś
Tailor					Tadeusz Łomnicki
Dean					Marian Opania
Philatelist, Zofia's neighbour	        Bronisław Pawlik
Husband				        Janusz Mond
54 minutes 22 seconds
In Polish with optional English subtitles

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KIEŚLOWSKI, Krzysztof
Spokój [The Calm]

Centralna Wytwórnia Programów i Filmów Telewizyjnych Poltel (Warsaw), 1976; released 19 September 1980
Screenplay: Krzysztof Kieślowski, from the novel by Lech Borski
Dialogues: Jerzy Stuhr, Krzysztof Kieślowski
Photography: Jacek Petrycki
Production design: Andrzej Rafał Waltenberger
Music: Piotr Figiel
Sound: Wiesław Jurgała

Antoni Gralak				        Jerzy Stuhr 
Jedynakowa, owner of the apartment	        Izabela Olszewska 
Zenek, construction manager		        Jerzy Trela
Mietek						Michał Sulkiewicz
Bożena, Gralak's wife				Danuta Ruksza
Kryśka Stańczak, Gralak's former girlfriend	Elżbieta Karkoszka
Man coming out of prison with Gralak	        Jerzy Fedorowicz
Manager of the workers' hostel in Krakow        Marian Cebulski
Manager's colleague			        Janusz Sykutera
Jasiek, the Gralaks' neighbour		        Ryszard Dreger
Official					Feliks Szajnert
Bożena's father					Michał Żarnecki
81 minutes 57 seconds
In Polish with optional English subtitles

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The Guardian Interview: Krzysztof Kieslowski
An onstage conversation with Derek Malcolm at London's National Film Theatre on 2 April 1990 to mark the British premiere of Dekalog
Arrow Films, 2016
Recording courtesy of BFI National Archive, Guardian Media Group
Producer: Anthony Nield
Executive producers: Kevin Lambert, Francesco Simeoni
Editor: Michael Brooke

93 minutes
In English with some Polish with English translation

Blu ray disc
Region code B
Aspect ratio 1.39.5:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features 4K restoration of all ten episodes, presented in their original broadcast aspect ratios
128-page collector's book featuring a lengthy essay on Dekalog and Kieślowski by Fr Marek Lis, plus Kieślowski's own discussion of all the films in this set and Stanley Kubrick's eulogy to Kieślowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Kieślowski - Spokoj, 1976 (for details see above)
The Guardian Interview: Krzysztof Kieslowski (for details see above)
Source Arrow Academy

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