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Three Colors: Blue (Trois Couleurs: Bleu)

Ongoing

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski. 1993, 98 mins. 35mm. With Juliette Binoche, Benoît Régent, Florence Pernel, Charlotte Véry, Emmanuelle Riva. In the trilogy’s devastating first film, Juliette Binoche gives a tour de force performance as Julie, a woman reeling from the tragic death of her husband and young daughter. But Blue is more than just a blistering study of grief; it is also a hypnotic, immersive tale of liberation, as Julie attempts to free herself from the past while confronting truths about the life of her late husband, a composer. Shot in sapphire tones by Slawomir Idziak, and set to an extraordinary operatic score by Zbigniew Preisner. 


Made during the dawn of the formation of the European Union, the Three Colors feature films work separately and as a trilogy, exploring everyday contemporary implications of the French Revolution’s three concepts, as represented on the country’s French flag: Liberty (Blue), Equality (White), and Fraternity (Red). “When you deal with these ideas practically, you do not know how to live with them. Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity?” (Krzysztof Kieslowski)

Tickets: $12 (Free for members at the Film Lover and MoMI Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact members@movingimage.us with any questions regarding online reservations.)

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