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Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery



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Episode Info

Nineteen-year-old Tomek (Olaf Lubaszenko) spies on the older, promiscuous Magda (Grazyna Szapolowska), who then seduces him. This episode was released in an expanded version as A Short Film About Love.


Artur Barcis
as Young Man/ Bicyclist / Survey Crewman
Jan Tesarz
as Taxi Driver
Krystyna Janda
as Dorota Geller
Miros?aw Baka
as Lazar Jacek
Stefania Iwinska
as Godmother [6]
Jan Piechocinski
as Blond Man [6]
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Critic reviews for Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery

Part 6 follows a social outsider's voyeuristic fantasies about a glamorous, promiscuous neighbor.

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

The fallout from his eventual confession is heartbreaking, arriving in a devastating and bravely acted scene that precipitates a reversal of their roles and which could well be the best moment of the series.

April 5, 2017 | Full Review…

[A] daring interpretation of this difficult commandment.

April 4, 2017 | Full Review…

In the end, Decalogue VI seems less interested in labeling its characters, however, than in recognizing that sex -- no matter how casual -- still carries a psychological/spiritual weight.

April 4, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Slow, yet fascinating.

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

Mature and profoundly moving.

April 4, 2017 | Full Review…

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