A Short film about love = Krotki filmo milosci

Poland, 1988

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Tom, a lonely young man who lives in a cramped apartment with his mother, spies on the beautiful Magda - an older woman who lives in a high-rise apartment in the next block. Tom’s fascination with Magda turns into a loving obsession and he is determined to meet and be consumed by the object of his obsession. Based on an episode of his acclaimed television series, “Decalogue”, Kieslowski has crafted a beautifully melancholy movie about the fragility and pathos of love: though of different ages, classes and circumstances, both Tom and Magda share the desire to escape the banality of their lives through the transcendence of human communion.

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Credits

production company

Tor-Film

Polish Corporation for Film Production

producer/director

Krzysztof Kieslowski

Duration

01:30:00:00

Production places
Poland
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304417

Language

Polish

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q80660

TMDB-Movie

31056

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