Three Colors: Blue

Three Colors: Blue (1993)

Genres - Drama, Mystery, Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama, Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 8, 1993 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - Belgium, Switzerland, France, United Kingdom, Poland  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Jason Ankeny

The first chapter in Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy, Blue stars Juliette Binoche as Julie, the lone survivor of an automobile crash that killed her husband, a famed composer, and their only child. Despondent, Julie attempts suicide, but she cannot bring herself to take her own life. Instead, she sets about starting over, purging all remnants of her former existence in an attempt to sever her ties to the past. A piece in the trio of films loosely inspired by the colors of the French flag and their corresponding symbolic qualities, the basic focus of Blue is liberty.



accident, composer, death, grief, liberty, meaning-of-life, music, survivor, daughter, liberation


High Artistic Quality, High Historical Importance, High Production Values