DEKALOG, OSIEM (1990)

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  • COMMANDMENT 8 Alternative

Synopsis

Professor of Ethics, Zofia, is forced to face up to her own past decisions when an American woman of Polish descent, Elzbieta, enrols on her lectures. Asked in class to comment on the assertion that "the life of a child matters most whatever the circumstances", Elzbieta recounts a story concerning the time of the German occupation of Poland, looking straight into Zofia's face as she speaks.

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