Dekalog 9 takes its inspiration from the commandment, 'Thou shalt not covet your neighbour's wife', to depict the cinematic equivalent of picking at a scab.
Barciś watch: He's seen twice near the start and at the end of the film, riding a bicycle on each occasion. At this stage, he feels distinctly otherwordly, as exemplified by his lack of action or concern in his second scene.
Got milk?: Roman is seen pouring milk whilst observing a child at play.
Good neighbours: None, but interestingly enough the character of the young singer who requires heart surgery would go on to inspire Kieślowski's next film The Double Life of Véronique. Interestingly, despite no familiar faces passing by, this film feels remarkably cohesive with previous instalment as, by now, the building blocks are all in place; the music, the tonality of the films...it's all there.