Three Colors: White (Trois Couleurs: Blanc) Reviews

August 9, 2012
A bleak but ultimately hopeful comedy which, if it hadn't got to be called White, might very well be dubbed Black.
August 9, 2012
he love that figures centrally in White appears more as a postulate than as a realized fact. To achieve something more durable and persuasive, real characters are required, not allegorical stick figures.
March 26, 2009
The entertaining second seg of Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors trilogy is involving, bittersweet and droll.
February 9, 2006
It's often cruel, of course, and cool as an ice-pick, but it's still endowed with enough unsentimental humanity to end with a touching, lyrical admission of the power of love. Essential viewing.
August 30, 2004
How could the creator of Blue, the story of a woman who grieves by moping around Paris in a chichi haircut, possibly have followed it with such a rich, light-handed marvel?
June 12, 2002
Kieslowski, who so keenly satirized the crippling excesses of communism in his earlier work, unflinchingly has a go at training-wheels capitalism, but not without affection for the thawing tundra of his beleaguered mother country.
January 1, 2000
White is the anti- comedy, in between the anti- tragedy and the anti- romance.
January 1, 2000
It's probably the friendliest, most enjoyable movie the Polish filmmaker has made.
January 1, 2000
In White, which details the agonies of obsessive love, [Kieslowski's] story is more realistic, and his style more prosaic, but the results are no less inscrutable -- and no less engaging.
January 1, 2000
A continuing testament to the Polish director's poetic mastery.
January 1, 2000
The film works fine on its own.
January 1, 2000
White is an excellent character study, and the presentation of a twisted love story is compelling.
February 18, 1994
There's something earthy and elemental in this tale that was missing in Blue, something quirky and (measured by Kieslowskian standards) energetic. But there's also something damp and brown, like the sodden Polish countryside he pictures.