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'Three Colors: Red' (1994) - 20 Years Later

Directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski

Miramax (U.S.)

Rated R, 99 min.

NOTE: Spoilers galore!

In a later scene of Kieslowski’s Three Colors: Red, Valentine, a young model, helps an elderly woman throw away an item of trash into a receptacle she can barely reach. 1,001 more words



This week Declan’s MASTER SHOT essay on Krzysztof Kieślowski’s work picks apart the director’s unique blend of the realistic and the metaphysical. From his early documentaries to the masterful  2,564 more words


Trois Couleurs: Rouge (Three Colors: Red)

Thus Kieślowski’s Three Colors: Red conceals and completes the tripatite greatness of this trilogy, in shades of red passion, tunes of musical wizardry and themes of fraternal poetry. 1,010 more words

Trois Couleurs: Blanc (Three Colors: White)

The irony in the Three Colors Trilogy is wittier than that of many other satirical films on society’s customs, because its characters aren’t wickedly clever, cynical or deliberately evil: they’re everyday people and the consequences of their actions y’re not fully aware of the consequences of their actions. 529 more words

Trois Couleurs: Bleu (Three Colors: Blue)

Blue is, to many, a favorite color, a case of a love and hate relationship intricately related to distinct and powerful emotions and states of mind, ranging from absence and melancholy to peacefulness and boyhood; they are all very personal and relate to some of the most challenging human conditions. 868 more words

Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema - A SHORT FILM ABOUT KILLING

Krzysztof Kieślowski’s epic miniseries The Decalogue—contemporary stories based on the Ten Commandments played out in a Warsaw apartment block—was a landmark innovation in late 1980s European television. 92 more words

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Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema - BLIND CHANCE

“A fascinating precursor to Krzysztof Kieślowski’s THREE COLORS trilogy and a biting condemnation of the complex choices (or lack thereof) of individuals in a totalitarian regime, BLIND CHANCE was made near the beginning of the Solidarity period but banned after the declaration of martial law. 111 more words

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