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Three Colors: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge) Reviews

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May 20, 2003
he cumulative punch of Kieslowski's achievement -- a narrative, visual and aural knockout -- sends one staggering out of the theater, dizzy with the delight of being challenged to think and reeling from the artistry of a master filmmaker at work.
| Original Score: 4/4
August 29, 2002
This is the director at the top of his game.
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 22, 2002
Red will convince you of the importance of chance encounters in the quest for love and meaning in life.
June 18, 2002
This is a rare film that employs the most redeeming quality of film: Red is transcendent.
June 12, 2002
Undaunted by the tremendous emotional and moral valence he has by now invited us to expect, Kieslowski controls the film magnificently, putting to use the shapely formal precision he took an entire career to work out.
February 13, 2001
Nothing quite captures the chills quite like the way the closing shot does
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A beautiful, resonant work that is the best of three very good films.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
January 1, 2000
A subtle masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
This is the kind of film that makes you feel intensely alive while you're watching it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
What makes Red watchable is Kieslowski's arresting visual sense.
January 1, 2000
Red is not a movie by a filmmaker who has run out of ideas, but one by an artist at the height of his powers.
January 1, 2000
In this final installment of a glorious trilogy ... [Kieslowski] has saved his greatest for last.
January 1, 2000
A masterful film of chance encounters, parallel lives, mysterious coincidence, and mutual wonderment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
The writing is crisp, and the pacing is deliberately and correctly slow.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
With Red, Kieslowski pulls together in a wondrous way his posturing about where human life fits into the greater scheme of things in this vast universe.
January 1, 2000
A satisfying conclusion to Krzysztof Kieslowski's spectacular Polish- French- Swiss Three Colors trilogy.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
They don't make movies like this anymore.
Full Review | Original Score: A
January 1, 2000
Jacob is so good in the role, so effective at suggesting a mingling of innocence and intuition, that it's easy to imagine why Red was written with her in mind.
January 1, 2000
Visually and emotionally, this is the director's warmest film.
April 8, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
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