November 1, 1998 |
There must be a God: "Decalogue" is back. Originally made for Polish television in 1988-89 by the masterful Krzysztof Kieslowski and with each of its 53- to 58-minute segments focusing on one of the Ten Commandments, "Decalogue" is as great a treasure as modern cinema has to offer. Adding to its cachet is its scarcity in this country: No films of comparable worth are anywhere near as difficult to see. Because the American rights to the series are controlled by a group whose terms for U.S.