Friday, February 02, 2007

Kieslowski at Sundance

Just learnt that among the 196 films selected for this year's Sundance Film Festival, one was "David Wain's spoof of the Polish master Krzysztof Kieslowski's The Decalogue" - The Ten.

The Bay Area Reporter article gives an excerpt from a scene in which a once-married couple re-unite by chance in the park:

"How is Liz doing?"

"Oh, we broke up. She was too young. I caught her cooking the books. How's Jim?

"No, it didn't work out. His penis was too big. It was great for a while. God! So great! Sometimes I just think about him and I have a little orgasm."

Below is a video clip of a film critic talking to the director and a few actors of The Ten. Wain describes the film as "quite similar to the Decalogue except for that its much shorter and really stupid."

Can't say I am looking forward to watching this re-re-interpretation of the Ten Commandments, which will be theatrically released in North America later this year.

The Ten site

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