Decalogue 1 (Thou shall have no other gods before me)

A single-parent father named Krzysztof (which is not only the name of both creators of the Decalogue series, but also a name that literally means “Christian”) puts his faith in the computer and not in other members of his family. The computer’s efficiency is revealed in a series of successes the son and father enjo

Decalogue 2 (Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain)

An encounter between a physician and a woman who lives one floor above him reveals that the woman is confronted with a difficult dilemma: her husband is sick and in lying in serious condition in hospital in the department this same physician heads, and she doesn’t know if he will live or die. She is also pregnant from another man

Decalogue 3 (Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy)

On Christmas Eve, a taxi driver is forced to abandon his wife and family for an ex- lover of his who needs his help, at least allegedly, to try and locate her missing present partner. He slowly realizes, as do the viewers, that she too, like everyone, simply needs someone she can feel close to on this day of the year

Decalogue 4 (Honor thy father and thy mother)

 A young acting student finds a letter that her mother left for her before she died. Her mother died a few days after giving birth to her daughter, and the father raised her on his own; but the letter, that was kept secret from the daughter for years, raises the question of whether he is her real father

Decalogue 5 (Thou shalt not murder)

Three characters, who at first have no connection, are revealed to the viewers in a puzzle that we don’t yet know how its pieces will connect: a grumpy and angry taxi driver; a young rebellious man seeking employment asks to develop a photo from the past and instigates random acts of violence; and a lawyer taking his bar exam

Decalogue 6 (Thou shalt not commit adultery)

From his apartment, young Tomek likes to spy on his neighbor, Magda, a woman who has sexual encounters with many men in her apartment. its not long before he is not satisfied with just spying and he starts bothering her and disrupting Magda’s life, claiming he is doing everything out of love. When Magda discovers the identity of the harasser

Decalogue 7 (Thou shalt not steal)

 A young woman whose six-year-old daughter was raised believing her grandmother was her mother, and she herself, her real mother, was always presented to the daughter as her older sister, reaches the point where she can no longer continue to pretend. In an outline of the plot that combines

Decalogue 8 (Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor)

A Jewish guest lecturer from the US joins in as a listener in a course given by a senior Professor of Ethics in Poland. During the discussions between the two, the American guest raises an issue that is familiar to the lecturer from her past – it turns out that when she was only six years old, during the Holocaust in Poland

Decalogue 9 (Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife)

A physician is shocked to find out after a series of tests that he is impotent, and will remain so for the rest of his life. His wife vehemently claims that despite this fact, she wants to remain with him. As a way of coping with the new situation, at first the physician encourages his wife to have an affair

Decalogue 10 (Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s house ...)

Two brothers meet at their father’s funeral after not having seen each other for a long time. They find out that their father left them a large stamp collection worth millions. The brothers, who didn’t even know about the collection, start to begin to grow paranoid about its completeness for fear of theft on the black and temperamental stamp exchange market