Three Colors: Blue, White, Red. February 21, 2003 by The Rake. Krzysztof Kieslowski’s marvelous trilogy provided a worthy capstone to his three-decade career as a leader in European cinema. He retired after finishing Red, and died two years later. Similar to his Decalogue series reinterpreting the Ten Commandments, Three Colors is nominally a loose exploration of the Revolutionary slogan of.
The Three Colors Trilogy are most definitely films I have a tough time with. So I really just want to talk about my thoughts on each individual film. Blue is a great film about the grieving process and trying to move your life into more positive areas. It bolsters this up with intimate camera placement, wonderful character writing that puts a.
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Director Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors trilogy—Blue (1993), White (1993), and Red (1994)—is one of the great achievements of European film. A meditation on liberty, equality, and fraternity, these three films marked the culmination of the director's career, as well as the zenith of one of the most important creative collaborations in 20th-century cinema-between Kieslowski.
With the appearance of Red (Cannes, May 1994), the final episode in his Three Colors Trilogy, Kieslowski exceeds himself with a film even better than his disturbing and haunting Blue (Venice Film Festival, September 1993) and the amusing but deeply touching White (Berlin Film Festival, February 1994). Though the 53-yearold Kieslowski has stated that the three films need not be viewed in the.
Over the next few weeks, we're going to be hearing quite a bit about Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors trilogy — Blue (1993), White (1994) and Red (1994) — on both sides of the Atlantic. On Friday, the Guardian will begin streaming all three films in the UK and Eire, and you can read about the concurrent live-blogging sessions here.On Tuesday, Criterion will release the trilogy on DVD.
White, the second chapter of Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors trilogy, is different from Blue in more ways than the color it centers on and the ideals represented. Instead of the dark, somber tone adopted Blue, this film aims for something lighter.
Red, the final chapter of Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors trilogy, is a subtle masterpiece. With its satisfying exploration of such complex and diverse themes as destiny and platonic love, Red is not only a self-contained motion picture, but a fitting conclusion to the series.