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/10
9,978 Ratings

Three Colors: Red

Trois couleurs: Rouge

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
France, Switzerland, 1994
Drama, LGBT+

Synopsis

Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts her with the dog, but her boyfriend won’t allow her to keep it. When she returns to the judge’s house, she finds him listening in on his neighbors’ conversations.

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Three Colors: Red Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1994 | Nominee: Palme d'Or

Academy Awards

1995 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

Independent Spirit Awards

1995 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

Though Kieslowski and longtime screenwriting partner Krzysztof Piesiewicz designed the three films to work well enough on their own, Red wrangles them together in a richly harmonious whole, creating an intersection where all of the trilogy’s characters collide.
March 12, 2003
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“Red” is an intricately constructed parable on the need for connection and the complexity of fate.
January 01, 1998
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Stunningly beautiful, powerfully scored and immaculately performed, the film is virtually flawless, and one of the very greatest cinematic achievements of the last few decades.
November 11, 1994
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