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  • Three Colors: White

    Three Colors: White

    ★★★½

    White is, to some degree, pale compared to Blue (no pun intended), not just in terms of cinematography, but also in terms of storytelling. Out of the three, I actually think this one has the most interesting premise. A story about a man who exacts revenge against his wife after she dumps him piqued my interest right away. But it was bitter for me to say that Kieslowski’s execution is quite dry. White falls short of its premise and doesn’t…

  • Three Colors: Red

    Three Colors: Red

    ★★★★★

    Wow. Incredible!

    Red is easily my favorite film in the Three Colors trilogy. Kieslowski imbues the film with his visual brilliance and consummate storytelling that culminate in a satisfying conclusion to the film and the trilogy itself. The opening sequence with the camera tracking the telephone lines and the invisible wavelength in high speed is executed in such a brilliant way to establish the film’s central themes of superficial connection and invasion of privacy. Couldn’t asked for a better introduction.…