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Three Colors: White (1994)

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


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Le notaire (The Lawyer)
L'elégant (The Elegant Man)
L'inspecteur (The Inspector)
La vieux payson (The Old Farmer)
Monsieur Bronek
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)
L'homme de haute taille (The Tall Man)
L'employé de banque (The Bank Employee)
Barbara Dziekan ...
La caissière (The Cashier)


Karol (Polish) marries Dominique (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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Release Date:

10 June 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Three Colors: White  »

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1.85 : 1
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Almost every shot in the movie contains at least one white object. See more »


When our couple manage to make love, Dominique's moanings are not simultaneous with her lips. See more »


[Expecting to find valuables, the luggage thieves open the suitcase containing Karol]
First Thief: Fuck! It's alive!
Second Thief: What the fuck?
Third Thief: Pull him out!
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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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