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Dekalog, osiem

Krzysztof Kieślowski Poland, 1989

dionysus67's rating of the film Decalogue VIII

Seemingly less cinematic than other Decalogue episodes, VIII offers a brooding little essay on memory and forgiveness, coupled to the multitude of ethical dilemmas that WWII carnage bequathed to moral philosophy. The device of the lecture hall is great and it contains a superb scene of the duplication of 'refusal', this time by the now bourgeois ex-victims of Nazism. It also includes a link to episode II. Serene.