"Julie loses her daughter and her husband, a famous composer, in a car accident. Only slowly does she find her way in her new, lonely life - also by leaving behind the bridges to her past. A suspicion that has long been in the air germinates in the public eye: Julie is actually the creator of her husband's music. Together with his assistant, she decides to complete his last work ..."
Florian Widegger, Filmarchiv Austria
"The first part of Kieslowski's trilogy deals, in accordance with the color symbolism of the French national flag, with the theme of freedom. The protagonist, masterfully played by Juliette Binoche, excerpts a drastic and consistent interpretation of the concept of freedom by freeing herself from the shackles of grief and starting a new life."
"The first time I felt, 'Okay this could be my life'; that was when I sawBleuvon Kieslowski. (...) It was the experience with the film: I took my bicycle to the cinema (...) when I came out of the cinema, it was raining, put on my blue raincoat. I remember that detachment between film and life (...) how it translates to life. That was central for me."
Céline Sciamma, Screen Talk with Tricia Tuttle, BFI London Film Festival 2019
Contributors and additional information:
95 min. color. 35 mm. F/d
Director: Krzysztof Kieślowski
Screenplay: Krzysztof Kieślowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Cinematography: Slawomir Idziak
Editing: Jacques Witta
Music by Zbigniew Preisner
With: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Régent, Florence Pernel
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