Three Colors: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge) Reviews

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July 27, 2020
It is the most curious of the trilogy, the most penetrating, asking questions it may not provide answers to.
April 26, 2020
The reason it is better than Blue is because the plot is more linear and engaging and Valentine is a more complex character
November 12, 2018
It transcends the formula of its scenario to become something altogether more powerful and resonant.
April 10, 2018
Kieślowski functions as a sardonic god who plucks his characters from harm at the last moment, having already bestowed saving grace on them. There's something desperate and beautiful about the crossed paths and accidental meetings.
February 21, 2018
Is it profound or is it facile? When a movie gives you goose bumps, it may not matter.
January 13, 2017
... the rich red color scheme brings a vibrancy to the scenes: it's the color of love, anger, passion, heat, and it warms this into becoming the most forgiving film in the series.
February 17, 2016
For all its cleverness, remains in essence the story of a friendship which, across the generations, leaves both parties a little easier with themselves but still prey to fate.
September 8, 2013
No better swan song to such a rich, weighty career has yet been filmed.
November 12, 2012
[Kieślowski's] microcosmic scrutiny of the world, sans judgment, suggests all things happen at once.
August 8, 2012
The third and best feature of Krzysztof Kieslowski's highly ambitious Three Colors trilogy.
August 8, 2012
A superb example of French arthouse which is also very watchable.
August 8, 2012
It's a marvellous culmination of the trilogy, which together make some of the most fascinating stories in film.
December 31, 2011
Explores fraternity in large part as much through the dynamic of neighbors and community as through potential one-on-one friendships or romances. [Blu-ray]
December 17, 2011
... the most densely and deftly woven of the three films.
November 27, 2011
a beautiful film both emotionally and philosophically, not to mention aesthetically
April 8, 2008
January 22, 2008
Another deft, deeply affecting variation on Krzysztof Kieslowski's recurring theme that people are interconnected in ways they can barely fathom.
June 14, 2007
the narrative seems delicate but precise, and it is difficult to say why the story and the images are so captivating, except that the film’s modulation of revelation, beauty and anticipation is exquisite.
March 14, 2007
A truly remarkable film -- nothing short of a masterpiece.
July 1, 2006
The most complicated and most celebrated of the trio.
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