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The Double Life Of Veronique Criterion Blu-ray Review

11 February 2011 1:47 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The problem (at least for a critic) with a dream-based narrative is that there is no one true definition. Even David Lynch's dream narratives (including Mullholand Dr.) has something of a through line to grasp on to, but I would suggest that Krzysztof Kieslowski's The Double Life of Veronique is maddeningly, beautifully open to interpretation. Or that is to say, I'm not completely sure what to make of it. Regardless of what it all means, or if it adds up to anything, Kieslowski's Veronique follows Irene Jacob as two versions of herself that interact (briefly), and fall in love and face mortal peril. My review of Criterion’s Blu-ray follows after the jump. Irene Jacob stars as both Weronika and Veronique. The first is a Polish girl who comes to a life of singing, though knowing that her heart is troubled when she belts one out. Though she »

- Andre Dellamorte

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