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Three Colors: Red (1994) More at IMDbPro »Trois couleurs: Rouge (original title)

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23 November 1994 (USA) See more »
Final entry in a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns a model who discovers her neighbour is keen on invading people's privacy. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 15 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Irène Jacob ... Valentine (as Irene Jacob)

Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Le juge

Frédérique Feder ... Karin (as Frederique Feder)
Jean-Pierre Lorit ... Auguste

Samuel Le Bihan ... Le photographe (Photographer) (as Samuel Lebihan)
Marion Stalens ... Le Vétérinaire (Veterinary surgeon)
Teco Celio ... Le barman (Barman)
Bernard Escalon ... Le disquaire (Record dealer)
Jean Schlegel ... Le voisin (Neighbour)
Elzbieta Jasinska ... La femme (Woman)
Paul Vermeulen ... L'ami de Karin (Karen's friend)
Jean-Marie Daunas ... Le gardien du théâtre (Theatre manager)
Roland Carey ... Le trafiquant (Drug dealer)
Brigitte Raul
Leo Ramseyer
Nader Farman
Cécile Tanner (as Cecile Tanner)
Anne Theurillat
Neige Dolsky (as Neige Dolski)
Jessica Korinek
Marc Autheman ... (voice)

Juliette Binoche ... Julie Vignon (de Courcy)

Julie Delpy ... Dominique
Benoît Régent ... Olivier (as Benoit Regent)

Zbigniew Zamachowski ... Karol Karol

Directed by
Krzysztof Kieslowski 
Writing credits
Krzysztof Kieslowski  &
Krzysztof Piesiewicz 

Produced by
Yvon Crenn .... executive producer
Marin Karmitz .... producer
Original Music by
Zbigniew Preisner 
Cinematography by
Piotr Sobocinski (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jacques Witta 
Casting by
Margot Capelier 
Production Design by
Claude Lenoir 
Set Decoration by
Pierre Agoston 
Paola Andreani 
Marc Babel 
Jean-Pierre Balsiger 
Jean-François Despres 
Patrick Flumet 
Patrick Lehmann 
Daniel Mercier 
David Stadelmann 
Patrick Stoll 
Costume Design by
Corinne Jorry 
Makeup Department
Nathalie Tanner .... makeup artist
Catherine Zingg .... hair stylist
Production Management
Gérard Ruey .... production manager (as Gerard Ruey)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Emmanuel Finkiel .... assistant director
Thierry Mouquin .... assistant director
Xavier Nicol .... assistant director
Jean-Jacques Rossmann .... assistant director
Pascal Verdosci .... assistant director
Art Department
Philippe Brunisholz .... props
Michel Charvaz .... props
Fabrice Duplaissy .... props
Ivan Niclass .... property master (as Yvan Niclass)
Guillaume Ogay .... props
Vincent Stadelmann .... props
Jean-Paul Trincat .... props
Markus Waldburger .... props
Jean-Daniel Weber .... props
Sound Department
Vincent Arnardi .... foley artist
William Flageollet .... sound mixer
Sandrine Henchoz .... sound recordist
Jean-Claude Laureux .... sound editor
Jean-Claude Laureux .... sound
Jean-Pierre Lelong .... foley artist
Francine Lemaitre .... sound editor
Mario Melchiorri .... foley artist
Nicolas Naegelen .... sound editor
Brigitte Taillandier .... sound recordist
Piotr Zawadzki .... sound editor
Lucien Abbet .... stunts
Philippe Calame .... stunts
Silvio Stoppa .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric André .... lighting technician (as Eric Andre)
Blaise Bauquis .... lighting technician
Riccardo Brunner .... Steadicam operator (as Ricardo Brunner)
David Campbell .... crane operator: Technocrane
Muriel Coulin .... assistant camera
Alain Dreze .... grip
Martin Hume .... camera operator: technocrane (as Martin C. Hume)
Piotr Jaxa .... second camera operator
Piotr Jaxa .... still photographer
Henryk Jedynak .... assistant camera
Stan Latek .... second camera operator
Hans Meier .... lighting technician
Hans Meier .... second camera operator
Salvatore Piazzitta .... lighting technician
Roger Priot .... grip
Albert Vasseur .... grip
Bernard Weber .... grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nadia Cuenoud .... costumer
Veronique Michel .... costumes
Editorial Department
Aïlo Auguste-Judith .... assistant editor (as Aïlo Auguste)
Catherine Cormon .... assistant editor
Michele D'Attoma .... assistant editor
Salvatore Di Meo .... assistant editor
Bettina Hofmann .... assistant editor
Urszula Lesiak .... assistant editor
Sandrine Normand .... assistant editor
Rob Sciarratta .... video color timer (uncredited)
Music Department
Leszek Kaminski .... assistant music recording engineer
Jerzy Klocek .... musician: violoncello
Halina Laciak .... executive music producer
Bertrand Lenclos .... composer: additional music
Wojciech Michniewski .... conductor
Rafal Paczkowski .... music recording engineer
Janusz Strobel .... musician: guitar
Zdzislaw Szostak .... conductor
Elzbieta Towarnicka .... musician: soprano
Jan Wojtacha .... choir master
Other crew
François Cesalli .... administrator
Aline Corneille .... administrator
Heinz Dill .... administrator
Alain Dubouloz .... groupman
Geneviève Dufour .... script supervisor (as Genevieve Dufour)
Blez Gabioud .... administrator
Roman Gren .... acting coach
Xavier Grin .... administrator
Agnieszka Holland .... script consultant
Christine Hulin .... administrator
Nathalie Jaquinet .... administrator
Marcin Latallo .... dialog translator
Stan Latek .... assistant to director
Dominique Lefèvre .... administrator (as Dominique Lefevre)
Christian Manzoni .... administrator
Brigitte Matteuzzi .... choreographer
Christine Noussan .... fashion show advisor
André Noël .... dog trainer
Helene Platel .... administrator
Bimbo Ross .... caterer
Florence Ruffetta .... administrator
Eva Simonet .... press attache
Piotr Sobocinski .... script consultant
Remo Tizziani .... caterer
Gisèle Vuillaume .... administrator (as Gisele Vuillaume)
Edward Zebrowski .... script consultant
Olivier Zimmermann .... administrator
Naïma Ziour .... caterer
Corinne Cobson .... thanks
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Trois couleurs: Rouge" - France (original title)
"Three Colours: Red" - Canada (English title) (imdb display title), UK (imdb display title)
"Red" - USA (short title)
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Rated R for a brief but strong sex scene
99 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:16 | Argentina:16 (DVD rating) | Australia:M | Brazil:12 | Canada:14 (New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Prince Edward Island) (DVD rating) | Finland:K-12 | Germany:6 | Hong Kong:IIA | Iceland:L | Mexico:B | Netherlands:AL | Norway:10 | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 (Qualidade) | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | Spain:T | Sweden:11 | UK:15 | USA:R

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Citing that it does not meet enough of the necessary guidelines concerning a film's "artistic control" within a foreign co-production, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences disqualified the film from competing as Switzerland's official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. (In an unprecedented move, Switzerland rejected the Academy's offer to submit another film.) Miramax Films' co-chairman Harvey Weinstein persuaded more than sixty industry heavyweights to sign a letter of complaint urging the Academy to reconsider its stance, to no avail.See more »
Factual errors: At the end of the film, one of the main characters carries a dog on the ferry to England. At the time the film was made there was strict anti-rabies quarantine in force and the ferry operator would not have allowed a dog on board if it were not inside an appropriate container AND due to be collected by an approved quarantine kennel.See more »
Valentine:Excuse me... the door was open. I'm sorry, I think I ran over your dog. Rita. A German Shepherd.
The Judge:[Displaying little interest] It's possible. She disappeared yesterday.
Valentine:She's in my car. Alive. I don't know what to do.
Valentine:[after getting no response from the judge] Would you like me to take her to a vet?
The Judge:[Displaying little interest] As you wish.
Valentine:If I ran over your daughter, would you react the same way?
The Judge:[Displaying no emotion] I don't have a daughter, miss.
The Judge:[pauses, then turns to her] Go away... and don't close the door!
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40 out of 53 people found the following review useful.
Bring your brain, 27 July 2000
Author: Vynson from USA

See Three Colors: Blue and Three Colors: White. They are both wonderful films and will give an added dimension to the finale Three Colors: Red. Red is a fantastic film. It can be enjoyed in a single viewing, and indeed, the climax of the film is very powerful in that first viewing. But, watch it again. Once you understand the use of symbolism and character parallels in this movie, you will see new things with each viewing. With the first viewing you understand that the film is the work of a brilliant mind. With each additional viewing, you find yourself discovering that it is, in fact, a work of genius. Red is meant to symbolize fraternity in the French flag. The story turns the theme of fraternity around to be viewed at angles one would never suspect. The facets of fraternity shared by the different characters is as deep as you care to peer. If you are used to the blatant "symbolism" in most mass films, you may find Red a bit slow. You may find yourself looking at a screen filled with intensity that you do not fathom... and yawning, wonder what all the excitement is about. This is not a mindless, vicarious experience. Everything is not explained to you. You must think as you watch. You must see... not simply look. Wonderful movie... one meant to be enjoyed by a wonderful moviegoer.

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