Watching Krzysztof Kieślowski's The Decalogue
Commandment: Thou shalt not commit adultery.
YES!! Kieślowski goes coming-of-age!!
Well, if there's anything that I'm slowly starting to realize, it's that most of the episodes of this series (probably) are meant to be seen more as modern life lessons than just artistic interpretations of these ancient commandments. The way Kieślowski takes these "rules and regulations" and beautifully positions them in his own minimalistic world, is a miracle if their ever was one and realizing this right at the middle of this epic work, may seriously change my opinion on some of the previous episodes for the better.
In this, the sixth episode, we follow the most basic storyline of unanswered love. A 19-year old…