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Three Colors: Red (1994)

Trois couleurs: Rouge (original title)
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A model discovers a retired judge is keen on invading people's privacy.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Irène Jacob ... Valentine
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Le juge Joseph Kern
Frédérique Feder ... Karin
Jean-Pierre Lorit ... Auguste
Samuel Le Bihan ... Le photographe (Photographer) (as Samuel Lebihan)
Marion Stalens Marion Stalens ... Le Vétérinaire (Veterinary surgeon)
Teco Celio Teco Celio ... Le barman (Barman)
Bernard Escalon Bernard Escalon ... Le disquaire (Record dealer)
Jean Schlegel Jean Schlegel ... Le voisin (Neighbour)
Elzbieta Jasinska ... La femme (Woman)
Paul Vermeulen Paul Vermeulen ... L'ami de Karin (Karen's friend)
Jean-Marie Daunas Jean-Marie Daunas ... Le gardien du théâtre (Theatre manager)
Roland Carey ... Le trafiquant (Drug dealer)
Brigitte Raul Brigitte Raul
Leo Ramseyer Leo Ramseyer
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Storyline

Valentine is a young model living in Geneva. Because of a dog she ran over, she meets a retired judge who spies his neighbours' phone calls, not for money but to feed his cynicism. The film is the story of relationships between some human beings, Valentine and the judge, but also other people who may not be aware of the relationship they have with Valentine or/and the old judge. Redemption, forgiveness and compassion... Written by Yepok

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a brief but strong sex scene | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Switzerland | France | Poland

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Colors: Red See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,581,969

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,581,969
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final movie for filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski. He announced his retirement after making it. See more »

Goofs

Camera shadow is visible on the building in the pan shot from Valentine getting out of her car to the ringing telephone in Auguste's apartment. See more »

Quotes

The Judge: You think I'm a bastard?
Valentine: Yes.
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Beautiful!
3 May 2000 | by DeeDee-10See all my reviews

Having seen White before I realized it was a trilogy; now I've seen Red, and can't wait to see Blue. Red. . . . ah, what a gem!

Trintignant and Jacob. . . their meeting left me uncomfortable -the tension was thick. The director gently molded their relationship from one of fear and disgust to one of compassion and friendship. Hints along the way made me think this was going to have one of those non-linear endings, a circular conclusion that makes one wonder -what the????? Not so. You are going to love this film from beginning to end!


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