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A bricklayer and former communist party official looks back at his life, while taking part in a parade of May 1st.

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A bricklayer and former communist party official looks back at his life, while taking part in a parade of May 1st.

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Murarz is a Kieslowki documentary not a comedy show
11 September 2005 | by (Hughenden, England) – See all my reviews

'Murarz' or 'Mason' is one of Kieslowski's short documentaries- not a profile of Jackie Mason the US comic as the image suggests. Unfortunately it is not available on VHS as this confusion appears to indicate. Kieslowski's documentaries are a revelation if you can get to see them. They indicate the sources of his style in the later dramatic films and should be studied by all aspiring filmmakers who wish to reflect some true aspects of human existence in their films. You have only to compare the documentaries with the Decalogue to see what I mean. Kieslowski's retirement from films and his early death left a terrible vacuum for all lovers of serious European cinema.


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