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Honor the Sabbath Day

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Episode Info

Taxi driver Janusz (Daniel Olbrychski) abandons his wife and children on Christmas Eve to help an old girlfriend search for her husband, whom she claims is missing.

Cast

Joanna Szczepkowska
as Janusz's Wife
Artur Barcis
as Young Man/ Bicyclist / Survey Crewman
Jan Tesarz
as Taxi Driver
Krystyna Janda
as Dorota Geller
Miros?aw Baka
as Lazar Jacek
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Critic reviews for Honor the Sabbath Day

Decalogue 3 explores the emotional importance of holy days in a secular world.

April 4, 2017 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Almost completely nonsensical.

April 4, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

The story, one of the most accessible in the series, is a bit like a thriller; there's even a car chase. But the resolution bespeaks the need for charity, for the Christmas tradition of welcoming the uninvited guest.

April 5, 2017 | Full Review…

There are many ways to unpack the spiritual meanings of this drama.

April 4, 2017 | Full Review…

Despite a fancy tracking shot involving a skateboarder and even a Krzysztof Kieslowski car chase (!), Decalogue III is a fairly inert installment.

April 4, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A film of enormous compassion, this long night's journey into day says more in under an hour about the suffering consequent on exclusion, infidelity and the absence of charity than a life-time of sermons.

April 4, 2017 | Full Review…

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