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A Short Film About Killing

IMDb 8.1 84 min
Genre:
Drama, Crime
Stars:
Jan Tesarz, Krzysztof Globisz, Miroslaw Baka, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Barbara Dziekan, Aleksander Bednarz, Jerzy Zass, Zdzislaw Tobiasz
Director:
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Country:
Poland
Rating:
7.4 / 5 times
Release:
1988-10-26
Synopsis:
A youth randomly, and brutally, murders a taxi-driver. Piotr has just passed his law exams and been admitted to the bar. He is to defend Jacek, the young murderer. There is no evidence for the defence and no apparent motive. Jacek is put on trial, found guilty and executed by hanging. Piotr, after his first case, is left with the bitter doubt - does the legal system, in the name of the people, have the right to kill in cold blood?