Krzysztof Kieślowski

Three Colors: Blue

Three Colors: Blue

In the devastating first film of the Three Colors trilogy, Juliette Binoche gives a tour de force performance as Julie, a woman reeling from the tragic death of her husband and young daughter. But Blue is more than just a blistering study of grief; it’s also a tale of liberation, as Julie attempts to free herself from the past while confronting truths about the life of her late husband, a composer. Shot in sapphire tones by Sławomir Idziak, and set to an extraordinary operatic score by Zbigniew Preisner, Blue is an overwhelming sensory experience.

Film Info

Special Features

  • New high-definition digital restoration, with 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Cinema lesson with director Krzysztof Kieślowski
  • New video essay by film studies professor Annette Insdorf
  • New video interview with Three Colors composer Zbigniew Preisner
  • Selected-scene commentary featuring actor Juliette Binoche
  • “Reflections on Blue,” and Kieślowski: The Early Years, interview programs featuring film critic Geoff Andrew, Binoche, filmmaker Agnieszka Holland, cinematographer Sławomir Idziak, Insdorf, actor Irène Jacob, and editor Jacques Witta
  • The Tram (1966), a student short by Kieślowski, and The Face (1966), a short starring Kieślowski
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation

Available In

Collector's Set

Three Colors

Three Colors

Blu-Ray Box Set

3 Discs

$63.96

Collector's Set

Three Colors

Three Colors

DVD Box Set

4 Discs

$63.96

Special Features

  • New high-definition digital restoration, with 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Cinema lesson with director Krzysztof Kieślowski
  • New video essay by film studies professor Annette Insdorf
  • New video interview with Three Colors composer Zbigniew Preisner
  • Selected-scene commentary featuring actor Juliette Binoche
  • “Reflections on Blue,” and Kieślowski: The Early Years, interview programs featuring film critic Geoff Andrew, Binoche, filmmaker Agnieszka Holland, cinematographer Sławomir Idziak, Insdorf, actor Irène Jacob, and editor Jacques Witta
  • The Tram (1966), a student short by Kieślowski, and The Face (1966), a short starring Kieślowski
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • New and improved English subtitle translation
Three Colors: Blue
Cast
Juliette Binoche
Julie
Benoît Régent
Olivier
Florence Pernel
Sandrine
Charlotte Véry
Lucille
Hélène Vincent
Journalist
Philippe Volter
Real estate agent
Claude Duneton
Doctor
Hugues Quester
Patrice, Julie’s husband
Emmanuelle Riva
Julie’s mother
Florence Vignon
Copyist
Jacek Ostaszewski
Street musician
Catherine Therouenne
Neighbor
Yann Trégouët
Antoine
Isabelle Sadoyan
Maid
Pierre Forget
Gardener
Credits
Director
Krzysztof Kieślowski
Producer
Marin Karmitz
Screenplay
Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Screenplay
Krzysztof Kieślowski
Cinematography
Slawomir Idziak
Original music
Zbigniew Preisner
Editing
Jacques Witta
Sound
Jean-Claude Laureux
Sound mixer
William Flageollet
Production design
Claude Lenoir
Assistant director
Emmanuel Finkiel
Executive producer
Yvon Crenn
Screenplay consultants
Agnieszka Holland
Screenplay consultants
Edward Zebrowski
Screenplay consultants
Slawomir Idziak
Dialogue translator
Marcin Latallo
Casting
Margot Caplier
Script continuity
Geneviève Dufour
Set photographer
Piotr Jaxa
Costume design
Virginie Viard
Costume design
Naima Lagrange
Hair and makeup
Valérie Tranier
Hair and makeup
Jean-Pierre Caminade

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