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Three Colors: White (1994)
"Trois couleurs: Blanc" (original title)

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Second of a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society shows a Polish immigrant who wants to get even with his former wife.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zbigniew Zamachowski ...
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Janusz Gajos ...
Mikolaj
Jerzy Stuhr ...
Jurek
Aleksander Bardini ...
Le notaire (The Lawyer)
Grzegorz Warchol ...
L'elégant (The Elegant Man)
Cezary Harasimowicz ...
L'inspecteur (The Inspector)
Jerzy Nowak ...
La vieux payson (The Old Farmer)
Jerzy Trela ...
Monsieur Bronek
Cezary Pazura ...
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)
Piotr Machalica ...
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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18 February 1994 (USA)  »

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Three Colors: White  »

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$1,464,625 (USA)
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Trivia

Almost every shot in the movie contains at least one white object. 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

Karol Karol: [to the man who wanted help committing suicide] That was a blank. The next one's real. Are you sure?
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Soundtracks

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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