A SHORT FILM ABOUT KILLING
KRÓTKI FILM O ZABIJANIU
1988, Janus Films, 84 min, Poland, Dir: Krzysztof Kieślowski

Jacek (Mirosław Baka), an angry drifter, murders a taxi driver, brutally and without motive. His case is assigned to Piotr (Krzysztof Globisz), an idealistic young lawyer who is morally opposed to the death penalty, and their interactions take on an emotional honesty that throws into stark relief for Piotr the injustice of killing of any kind. This is the longer theatrical version of the fifth installment of Kieślowski’s DEKALOG, originally made for Polish television.


GATTACA
1997, Sony Repertory, 106 min, USA, Dir: Andrew Niccol

This sci-fi thriller is set in a dystopian future when social roles are rigidly constrained by genetics. By using someone else’s DNA, Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke) hopes to become one of Gattaca Aerospace Corporation’s flight navigators - a plan that is threatened when a Gattaca administrator is murdered. With Uma Thurman and Jude Law.


HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
2007, Warner Bros., 138 min, USA/UK, Dir: David Yates

Harry begins this swiftly paced adventure in crisis, accused of using his powers inappropriately and thus sent on a dark path that kicks the final half of the series into motion.


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