Three Colors: Red

Mon Mar 19 2018, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

The Three Colors Trilogy, a boldly cinematic trio of stories about love and loss from Krzysztof Kieslowski, was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 1990s. The films are named for the colors of the French flag and stand for the tenets of the French Revolution—liberty, equality, and fraternity—but that hardly begins to explain their enigmatic beauty and rich humanity. Set in Paris, Warsaw, and Geneva, and ranging from tragedy to comedy, Blue, White, and Red (Kieslowski’s final film) examine with artistic clarity a group of ambiguously interconnected people experiencing profound personal disruptions. Marked by intoxicating cinematography and stirring performances by such actors as Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy, Irène Jacob, and Jean-Louis Trintignant, Kieslowski’s Three Colors is a benchmark of contemporary cinema.

Krzysztof Kieslowski closes his Three Colors trilogy in grand fashion with Red, an incandescent meditation on fate and chance, starring Irène Jacob as a sweet-souled yet somber runway model in Geneva whose life dramatically intersects with that of a bitter retired judge, played by Jean-Louis Trintignant. Meanwhile, just down the street, a seemingly unrelated story of jealousy and betrayal unfolds. Red is an intimate look at forged connections and a splendid final statement from a remarkable filmmaker at the height of his powers.

Presented by the Montana Museum of Art and Culture in conjunction with their series "Contemporary Eastern European Prints: Recent Gifts from J. Scott Patnode."

Location: Roxy Theater 718 S Higgins Ave Missoula, MT