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Three Colors: Blue
1993. France/Poland/Switzerland. Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski. Screenplay by Kieślowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz, Agnieszka Holland, Edward Zebrowski. The first installment of Kieślowskii’s intricate Three Colors trilogy is a melodrama set in a stylized France of material plenty. Juliette Binoche is the coddled wife of a famous composer, who suddenly finds herself alone when her husband is killed in a car accident. Shaking off her old identity, Binoche sets out to explore her newfound freedom, but finds that she is unbreakably bound to other humans, including one in particular—her husband’s mistress, whose existence she never suspected. Courtesy Janus Films. In French; English subtitles. 98 min.
In the Film exhibition Carte Blanche: MK2
Fri May 30, 2014 2:01 AM