"Thou shalt not commit adultery."
A Rear Window-styled peepshow about lonely people, dis-eased people, and the perverse ways they seek out love and connection.
DEKALOG VI starts off creepy, like voyeuristic creepy. Then it grows painfully humiliating, takes an unexpected turn, reverses the game, and ends so tragically sympathetic that it makes you reconsider the judgments you initially heaved on these dejected characters. Kieślowski's daring interpretation of the anti-carnal commandment pivots on love from two angles: those who debase it through prying sneakiness, and those who dishonor it through wonton casualness.
Rather than being some easy indictment against extramarital sex, it draws you into this super fascinating, table-turning web of premature sexuality, even as it sets up a critique of…