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A.k.a.
Three Colors: White
Year
1994
Runtime
92 min.
Director
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Mystery
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
35,629
Checks
7,852
Favs
680
Dislikes
34
Favs/checks
8.7% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
20:1
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  1. roobin_22's avatar

    roobin_22

    liked it more then blue 8 years 1 month ago
  2. Big A2's avatar

    Big A2

    Jeez, Blue had "Mysterious... sexy!" on the cover and White has "Intoxicating, erotic treat!". Whoever is marketing these is making european porn lovers rent the wrong movie and making film buffs feel embarassed to rent it. 7 years 1 month ago
  3. Neville's avatar

    Neville

    Yes, definitely underrated. It has elements of the "tale fantastic" but it is most effective not in terms of realism - or lack of it - but rather the psychology of sex. Both protagonists begin the story at opposite emotional poles, and move through carefully plotted scenes of humiliation, revenge, compassion, and effectively the equivalent of rape to restore "normal" conditions of mutual love.

    Especially notable are the cross-references to Blue (Juliette Binoche blunders into the early courtroom scene) and Red (check the sheets of Julie Delpy's hotel room bed where the "lovers" re-unite). And there's a mysterious appearance of a figure next to Zamachowski as he buys a bottle of vodka ...

    There's also some significance to the director's choice to put the title in Polish ("Is it because I cannot speak French? ...").
    7 years 1 month ago
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  2. This movie ranks #15 in The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema
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  3. This movie ranks #32 in Times' 100 Best French Films
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  4. This movie ranks #77 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  5. This movie ranks #96 in Lodz Film Museum's Best Polish Films
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  6. This movie ranks #153 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  7. This movie ranks #210 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  8. This movie ranks #308 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  9. This movie ranks #671 in The Criterion Collection
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  10. This movie ranks #765 in Doubling the Canon
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