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Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Wife
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Critic reviews for Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Wife
With a Hitchcockian sense of visual detail and suspense, Kieslowski burrows into the husband's growing insecurity... The outcome is near fatal, and completely human.
Kieslowski wants us to see the many angles to the health of a heart. How much can it take? In Roman and Hanka's case, a lot.
If Decalogue IX's melodramatic plot developments make this installment the most reminiscent of soap opera, Kieslowski still manages to elevate things with some striking imagery.
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