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  • COMMANDMENT 5 Alternative


Focuses on the brutality of murder - an uncompromising portrait of the motiveless killing of a taxi driver and the capital punishment carried out against the perpetrator, emphasising the savagery of murder, both legal and illegal. The feature film A SHORT FILM ABOUT KILLING developed from this episode and won the Jury Prize and International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1988.

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