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Writers:
Krzysztof Kieslowski (scenario) and
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Release Date:
18 February 1994 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Second of a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society shows a Polish immigrant who wants to get even with his former wife. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 3 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Zbigniew Zamachowski ... Karol Karol

Julie Delpy ... Dominique
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)

Francis Coffinet ... L'employé de banque (The Bank Employee)
Barbara Dziekan ... La caissière (The Cashier)
Yannick Evely ... L'employée du metro (The Metro Employee)
Marzena Trybala ... L'employée du Mariott (The Mariott Employee)
Jacques Disses ... L'avocat de Dominique (Dominique's Lawyer)
Teresa Budzisz-Krzyzanowska ... Madame Jadwiga
Krystyna Bigelmajer (as K. Bigelmajer)
Marianna Grodzka-Marciano (as M. Marciano)
Maria Robaszkiewicz (as M. Robaszkiewicz)
Jerzy Dominik (as J. Dominik)
Jan Mayzel (as J. Mayzel)
Zdzislaw Rychter (as Z. Richter)

Jakub Grzegorek (as J. Grzegorek)
J. Modet
Bozena Szymanska (as B. Szymánska)
Malgorzata Kaczmarska (as M. Kaczmarska)
Liliana Okowity (as L. Okowity)
Bartlomiej Topa (as B. Topa)
Aleksander Kalinowski (as A. Kalinowski)
Adam Paplinski (as A. Paplinski)
Wanda Wróblewska (as W. Wróblewska)
Stan Latek (as S. Latek)
Wojciech Paszkowski (as W. Paszkowski)
M. Verner
Joanna Ladynska (as J. Ladynska)
Malgorzata Prazmowska (as M. Prazmowska)
Piotr Zelt (as P. Zelt)

Juliette Binoche ... Julie Vignon (de Courcy)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Florence Pernel ... (uncredited)
Andrzej Precigs ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Krzysztof Kieslowski 
 
Writing credits
Krzysztof Kieslowski (scenario) and
Krzysztof Piesiewicz (scenario)

Agnieszka Holland (scenario collaborator) and
Edward Zebrowski (scenario collaborator) and
Edward Klosinski (scenario collaborator)

Marcin Latallo (dialogue translation)

Produced by
Yvon Crenn .... executive producer
Marin Karmitz .... producer
 
Original Music by
Zbigniew Preisner 
 
Cinematography by
Edward Klosinski (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Urszula Lesiak 
 
Casting by
Teresa Violetta Buhl 
Margot Capelier 
 
Production Design by
Halina Dobrowolska 
Claude Lenoir 
 
Set Decoration by
Tomasz Kowalski 
Dariusz Lipinski 
Henryk Puchalski 
 
Makeup Department
Jean-Pierre Caminade .... hair stylist
Jadwiga Cichocka .... makeup artist
Jolanta Pruszynska .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ryszard Chutkowski .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Teresa Violetta Buhl .... assistant director
Emmanuel Finkiel .... assistant director
Aleksandrs Petukhovs .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Lionel Acat .... props
Christian Aubenque .... props
Michel Charvaz .... props
Jean-Pierre Delettre .... props
Magdalena Dipont .... set designer
Julien Poitou-Weber .... props
 
Sound Department
Marc-Antoine Beldent .... foley artist
Marc-Antoine Beldent .... post synchronization
Pascal Colomb .... sound recordist
Eric Ferret .... foley artist
Eric Ferret .... post synchronization
William Flageollet .... sound mixer
Leszek Kaminski .... assistant sound engineer
Jean-Claude Laureux .... sound editor
Jean-Claude Laureux .... sound
Francine Lemaitre .... sound editor
Jérôme Lévy .... foley artist (as Jerome Levy)
Jérôme Lévy .... post synchronization (as Jerome Levy)
Pascal Mazière .... foley artist
Pascal Mazière .... post synchronization
Rafal Paczkowski .... sound engineer
Brigitte Taillandier .... sound recordist
Piotr Zawadzki .... sound editor
 
Stunts
Robert Brzezinski .... stunts
Janusz Chlebowski .... stunts
Ryszard Janikowski .... stunts
Zbigniew Modej .... stunts
Józef Stefanski .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sergiusz Bogucki .... lighting technician
Ernst Brunner .... lighting technician
Muriel Coulin .... assistant camera
Alain Dondin .... lighting technician
Alain Dreze .... grip
Alain Dubouloz .... lighting technician
Slawomir Grinka .... lighting technician
Piotr Jaxa .... still photographer
Henryk Jedynak .... assistant camera
Stanislaw Kolenda .... grip
Zbigniew Koniuszy .... grip
Hans Meier .... lighting technician
Piotr Obloza .... lighting technician
Marek Socha .... lighting technician
Albert Vasseur .... grip
Piotr Jaxa .... second camera operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Laco Adamik .... computer animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jolanta Luczak .... wardrobe
Elzbieta Radke .... wardrobe
Virginie Viard .... wardrobe
Teresa Wardzala .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Ewa Lenkiewicz .... assistant editor
Christian Phan-Trong-Tuan .... assistant editor (as Christian Phan-Trong Tuan)
Alicja Torbus-Wosinska .... assistant editor
Rob Sciarratta .... video color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jan Cielecki .... musician: clarinet
Halina Laciak .... executive music producer
Zbigniew Paleta .... musical director
Zbigniew Paleta .... musician: violin
Mariusz Pedzialek .... musician: oboe
Jerzy Petersburski .... composer: song "To ostatnia niedziela"
 
Other crew
François Azria .... assistant to director
Julie Bertuccelli .... assistant to director
Andrzej Buhl .... administrator
Olivier Bulteau .... administrator
Aline Corneille .... administrator
Maria Czartoryska .... assistant to director
Geneviève Dufour .... script supervisor (as Genevieve Dufour)
Wlodzimierz Dziatkiewicz .... administrator
Roman Gren .... acting coach
Anne Guillemard .... administrator
Katarzyna Janus .... administrator
Joanna Kadubiec .... administrator
Caroline Lassa .... administrator
Stan Latek .... assistant to director
Dominique Lefèvre .... administrator
Stefan Libiot .... assistant to director (as Stéphane Libiot)
Pawel Lozinski .... assistant to director
Adam Paplinski .... assistant to director
Joanna Pindelska .... administrator
Malgorzata Powalka .... administrator
Eva Simonet .... press attache
Krzysztof Staszewski .... administrator
Irena Stralkowska .... studio director: TOR, Warsaw
Ryszard Straszewski .... studio director: TOR, Warsaw
Jean Talvat .... administrator
Nicolas Tempier .... administrator
Peter Thurrell .... assistant to director
Gisèle Vuillaume .... administrator (as Gisele Vuillaume)
Malgorzata Witkowska .... administrator
Krzysztof Zanussi .... studio director: TOR, Warsaw
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Trois couleurs: Blanc" - France (original title)
"Three Colours: White" - Canada (English title), UK
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MPAA:
Rated R for some sexuality and language
Runtime:
91 min
Language:
Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Argentina:16 (DVD rating) | Australia:M | Canada:14 (New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Prince Edward Island) (DVD rating) | Finland:K-12 | Germany:12 | Hong Kong:IIA | Iceland:12 | Netherlands:12 | Portugal:M/12 (Qualidade) | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | South Korea:15 (2009) | Spain:18 | Sweden:11 | UK:15 | USA:R
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Almost every shot in the movie contains at least one white object.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When our couple manage to make love, Dominique's moanings are not simultaneous with her lips.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?See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
To ostatnia niedzielaSee more »

FAQ

The Meaning of the Sign Language in the Last Scene / La Signification de la language de signe en la scéne de la fin
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21 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
White, 22 December 2005
Author: cultfilmfan from Canada

White is a Polish film in Polish and French with English subtitles. The film is the second series in the Three Colours trilogy which started with the film Blue and ends with Red. The film takes place in France where a man named Karol Karol whose wife Dominique just divorced him. To make matters work Karol's bank account is frozen and he has no money and no place to go. In the subway he meets a man named Mikolaj who helps him get back to his homeland of Poland. Karol eventually gets there, but not the way he planned on. Once he gets to Poland some friends help him get back on his feet and establish himself. Soon he is doing fine, but is still upset over what Dominique did to him. So with some more help he plans a scheme of revenge to get back at her. Winner of The Silver Berlin Bear for Best Director (Krzysztof Kieslowski, who also co-wrote the film) at The Berlin International Film Festival. White has good direction, a good script, good performances by the entire cast, good original music and good cinematography. White is a very interesting film. From where it started off in the beginning I had no idea how it would end or what would happen next. It kept me following the movie eagerly waiting to see what happened next. It is a very smart and sharp story and the acting and great direction make this film really stand out as well. This film is in no ways similar to Blue, the previous film in the series and I really admire the director for making two totally different films that each work really well. I really loved White because of it's sharp script and because it kept me compelled and interested and I really did not know how it was going to turn out. After these two great films I'm looking forward to completing the series by watching Red. Judging by what I thought of Blue and White, I'm sure I'm going to like Red very much as well.

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