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Honor Thy Mother and Father



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Episode Info

When 20-year-old Anka (Adrianna Biedrzynska) learns that her "father" is not her biological father, her feelings for him take a new turn.


Artur Barcis
as Young Man/ Bicyclist / Survey Crewman
Andrzej Blumenfeld
as Michal's Friend
Jan Tesarz
as Taxi Driver
Krystyna Janda
as Dorota Geller
Miros?aw Baka
as Lazar Jacek
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Critic reviews for Honor Thy Mother and Father

Decalogue 4 focuses on the relationship between a 20-year-old woman and the man who raised her.

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

Decalogue Four is finely acted, with emotionally committed performances from Adrianna Biedrzynska and Janusz Gajos, but this two-character piece falls somewhat flat, at least in comparison to the other films.

April 5, 2017 | Full Review…

The real power of the drama revolves around its treatment of the boundaries that must be respected in the family circle.

April 4, 2017 | Full Review…

ecalogue IV, like the others, is less interested in whether or not its characters obey and more interested in what the law looks like from their individual, on-the-ground points of view. And here, that view is especially distorted.

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

A rather silly ending poisons a coulda-been story.

April 4, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The performances by Biedrzynska and Gajos as the father are astounding.

April 4, 2017 | Full Review…

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