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Three Colors: White (1994)

Trois couleurs: Blanc (original title)
After his wife divorces him, a Polish immigrant plots to get even with her.

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Mikolaj
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Jurek
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Le notaire (The Lawyer)
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L'elégant (The Elegant Man)
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L'inspecteur (The Inspector)
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La vieux payson (The Old Farmer)
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Monsieur Bronek
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Le propriétaire du bureau de change (Bureau de Change Proprietor)
Michel Lisowski ...
L'interprète (The Interpreter)
Philippe Morier-Genoud ...
Le juge (The Judge) (as Philippe Morier Genoud)
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L'homme de haute taille (The Tall Man)
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L'employé de banque (The Bank Employee)
Barbara Dziekan ...
La caissière (The Cashier)
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Storyline

Karol (Polish) marries Domininque (French) and moves to Paris. The marriage breaks down and Dominique divorces Karol, forcing him into the life of a metro beggar and eventually back to Poland. However, he never forgets Dominique and while building a new life for himself in Warsaw he begins to plot... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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10 June 1994 (USA)  »

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Three Colors: White  »

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$1,464,625 (USA)
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Trivia

Juliette Binoche, Florence Pernel: stars of Three Colors: Blue (1993), make appearances in this film. See more »

Goofs

After the court-room scene, Karol Karol is throwing up, but we can't hear a "vomit splash", and there isn't vomit in the closet. See more »

Quotes

Mikolaj: What counts on bridge is memory.
[sighing]
Mikolaj: And mine is excellent.
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To ostatnia niedziela
(This Last Sunday) (uncredited)
Music by Jerzy Petersburski and words by Zenon Frejdwald
Played on the comb by Karol in the subway
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Obsessive Desire
4 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

Seeing revenge in "Blanc" it's like you left the theater a couple of minutes before the end of the movie. The final scene is the explanation of Karol's strange actions. It is not a revenge story, it is a story of obsessive desire of possession. The "love"-story of Karol for Dominique. He tried to posses Dominique, he becomes a wealthy man and he is able to do ANYTHING to have her. Well, `anything' includes evil things. When a bird flies away from the master that "loves" it so much, what should be done? To put the bird into a cage. In this way, Karol will be able to see, feed, speak and listen Dominique every day. Karol finally posses Dominique.


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