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A Short Film About Killing Review


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Krzysztof Kieslowski's difficult film is exactly what the title purports: A disillusioned youth wanders the streets for a half hour, terrorizing people and vandalizing cars at random, before deciding to kill a cab driver in a brutal 10-minute sequence... all for no apparent reason. He's quickly caught and sentenced to death, and his attorney vainly tries to stop the exocution. The second killing is chronicled just as brutally and vividly. It's classic Kieslowski -- black and white on the surface but far harder to put together in the end. This 80-minute flick is meant to invite discussion on capital punishment and whether it fits the crime, but in making his protagonist so worthless, Kieslowski practically answers the question the wrong way: I can't think of any reason the world would be better off with our killer in it. Good riddance.

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