Krotki Film o Zabijaniu (1987)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Message Movie  |   Run Time - 84 min.  |   Countries - Poland  |  
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This disturbing and violent feature opens with a scene of a dead rat and a lifeless cat hanging by the neck. As the plot unfolds, Yatzek (Miroslaw Baka) is a 20-year-old drifter who murders a testy taxi driver (Jan Tesarz) in a gut-wrenching scene of excessive violence. Tension continues to build as a newly licensed young attorney (Krzysztof Globisz is chosen to represent Yatzek in court. Much anticipated and well-received at Cannes, the film won the European Film Academy Award for "Best European Film" in 1988.

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Keywords

murder, killer, trial [courtroom], drifter, lawyer, execution

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High Artistic Quality