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Trois couleurs: Blanc

Krzysztof Kieslowski / PL, CH, FR, 1994 / 92 min.

The second part of Kieslowski’s overwhelming trilogy about freedom, equality and brotherhood is a black comedy dominated by the colour white. A Polish hairdresser seeks revenge after his wife (Julie Delpy) dumps him. Won a Silver Bear in Berlin.

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This year, distributor Cherry Pickers will release four digitally (4K) restored films by Krzysztof Kieslowski (1941 - 1996) (4K): La double vie de Véronique (1991) and the Trois couleurs trilogy (1993/1994) inspired by the colours of the French flag.

The three episodes entitled Bleu, Blanc and Rouge are subtle, associative meditations on the core values of the French Revolution: freedom, equality and brotherhood. Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy and Irène Jacob play the female leads.

In Trois couleurs: Blanc, Julie Delpy plays a woman who dumps her husband Karol, a Polish hairdresser. Karol ends up in the streets of Paris with no money and no passport. Everything seems lost until he meets another Pole who ingeniously smuggles him back to Warsaw in a suitcase. There Karol is determined to get revenge on his ex-wife.


This movie contains scenes of violencePersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult


Krzysztof Kieslowski

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Trois couleurs: Blanc


92 min.


Polish, French, English





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De films van Kieślowski

Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski broke through internationally with his ten-part series Dekalog, which examined the meaning of the Ten Commandments for modern humans.

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