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Three Colours : Red

Three Colours : Red

A Feature film by Krzysztof Kieslowski

Produced by mk2

Release in France : 14/09/1994

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Actors (14)

Production and distribution (5)

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Foreign production companies :

Tor Film Production, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse , Cab Productions

French distribution :

MKL Distribution

Co-production :

France 3 Cinéma

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Valentine. 23-year-old. A student at Geneva University, a model. She lives in the district... over the "Chez Joseph" café. Her boyfriend lives in England, and when we meet Valentine she only talks to him on the phone. One night Valentine runs over a dog. The dog is alive, just wounded. On his identity-tag Valentine finds the owner's address. He is the Judge. 65-year-old. A year into retirement. He lives in Carouge, a residential suburb of Geneva. When he discovers that his dog has had an accident, he appears unmoved. From time to time he watches his neighboors through the window. Karin lives in a building behind his garden. Blond. 27-year-old, she works at the "personalized weather station". She is Auguste's girlfriend. 25-year-old. He lives in the district... When we meet him, he has just finished law school and is preparing for exams to be a Judge. Perhaps in his lifetime he will manage not to make the same mistakes as the Judge. He doesn't know Valentine, although they live near each other and probably pass each other every day. He buys his cigarettes at the "Chez Joseph" café. He doesn't know the Judge and he will never know the influence the Judge has had on his life...

Full credits (19)

Executive Producer :

Marin Karmitz

Line Producer :

Yvon Crenn

Director of Photography :

Piotr Sobocinski

Assistant Operator :

Muriel Coulin

Press Attaché (film) :

Eva Simonet

Sound Editor :

Nicolas Naegelen

Continuity supervisor :

Geneviève Dufour

Music Composer :

Zbigniew Preisner

Costume designer :

Corinne Jorry

Still Photographer :

Piotr Jaxa

Assistant Director :

Emmanuel Finkiel

Screenwriters :

Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz

Sound recordists :

Jean-Claude Laureux, Brigitte Taillandier

Production Manager :

Gérard Ruey

Editor :

Jacques Witta

Assistant editors :

Aïlo Auguste, Ursula Lesiak

Production Designer :

Claude Lenoir

Foley artist :

Jean-Pierre Lelong

Sound Mixer :

William Flageollet

Technical details

Feature film

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France, Poland, Switzerland

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Majority French (France, Poland, Switzerland)

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Runtime :

1 h 36 min

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Posters (1)



Festival Selections (3)

Academy Awards - 1995

Academy Awards (United States, 1995)

Selection (2)

Nomination for Best Original Screenplay : Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz

Academy Award nomination for Best Director : Krzysztof Kieslowski

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1995

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1995)

Selection (7)

Best Sound : William Flageollet, Jean-Claude Laureux

Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz

Best Original Music : Zbigniew Preisner

Best Director : Krzysztof Kieslowski

Best Film

Best Actress : Irène Jacob

Best Actor : Jean-Louis Trintignant

Cannes International Film Festival - 1994

Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1994)


Official Competition

Awards (2)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1995

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1995)


César award for best music written for a film : Zbigniew Preisner

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - 1994

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics (1994)


French Syndicate of Cinema Critics Price