Director:   Krzysztof Kieslowski
Year:   1994
Language:   French/Polish
Time:   91 minutes

Polish Karol marries French Dominique and moves to Paris. The marriage quickly breaks down and Karol is forced into the life of a beggar. Eventually he moves back to Poland. However, he never forgets Dominique and while building a new life in Warsaw he begins to plot his revenge.

The film won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Rated R for adult situations.

Post-film discussion led by Elliot Kirschbaum.


About the director.

A sampling of reviews.

Other background on the film.