Kieslowski's Three Color Trilogy

The Chevy Chase Branch Library will be showing all three of the Three Colors Trilogy films by Polish film director Krzysztof Kieslowski in July. 

The three films represent the three colors of the French flag: blue, white and red.   The story of each film is loosely based upon one of the political ideals of the motto of the French republic: liberty, equality, fraternity.

  • July 11:  Blue (France, 1993. 98 minutes, rated R).  A woman is devastated by the death of her husband and child.  Starring Juliette Binoche.
  • July 18: White (France and Poland, 1994. 91 minutes, rated R).  A poor Polish immigrant living in Paris wants to return to Poland after his wife divorces him.
  • July 25: Red (France, 1994. 99 minutes, rated R).  A young model's chance of meeting with a stranger l eads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy.