Three Colors: White (Trois couleurs: Blanc)

Three Colors (Trois couleurs)

Three Colors: White (Trois couleurs: Blanc)

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
(Switzerland/France/Poland, 1994, digital, in Polish and French with English subtitles)

The second film of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors trilogy, White is the most playful and the grittiest. A Polish immigrant hairdresser (Zbigniew Zamachowski) living in France opts to leave Paris for his native Warsaw when his wife (Julie Delpy) sues for divorce and then frames him for arson after setting her own salon ablaze. Chronicling the man’s elaborate revenge plot, White manages to be both a ticklish dark comedy about the economic inequalities of Eastern and Western Europe and a sublime reverie of twisted love.
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The MFAH film department is supported by Tenaris; the Vaughn Foundation; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Consulate General of Italy in Houston; Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles; Consulate General of Brazil in Houston; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.

Three Colors: White (Trois couleurs: Blanc)

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski
(Switzerland/France/Poland, 1994, 92 minutes)
Brown Auditorium Theater


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