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This edition: A Short Film About Love

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Episode Details

(1988/Poland, 86 min., color, drama, in Polish with English subtitles) Dir.: Krzysztof Kieslowski. Cast: Grazyna Szapolowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Stefania Iwinska, Piotr Machalica. Explores the relationship between a young man of 19 and the older woman he meets after first spying on her in her apartment through binoculars form his window in a high-rise building. He seeks love, she only offers sex, a clash of needs that leads to near-tragic results. Based on an episode from the director's renowned “Decalogue” TV series. Discussion guest: Krzysztof Zanussi, a director and colleague of Kieslowski.