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The Double Life of Véronique

La double vie de Véronique

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
France, Poland, 1991
Drama, Romance, Fantasy


Irène Jacob won the Best Actress prize at Cannes for her dual role as both Polish soprano Weronika and her double, French schoolteacher Véronique, in this haunting tale of identity and spiritual connections.

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The Double Life of Véronique Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

Critics reviews

The film is designed to make us fall in love with the stunning face on screen… Few but Kieslowski could execute such a film; though it welcomes analysis, it spigots ethereal sensuality and a universal human understanding. A finespun balance of candor and complexity, Véronique confronts the nameless, the invisible, the dark matter surrounding all of us and the inevitability that we’re all banded together via life, and via death.
October 05, 2016
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