Overall Rank: 868
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 63
Theatrical Release Date: 01/26/1994
Genre: Drama, Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Actors: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr, Aleksander Bardini, Grzegorz Warchol
Plot: A Polish man is coldly abandoned by his French wife. After making a fortune, he sets about getting revenge. Second in Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy, preceded by "Blue" and followed by "Red." -- Filmhog
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 04/21/2020
Bearing the lightest of tones in the trilogy, "White" follows a man's fight for equality and to achieve his own social standing.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 01/22/2012
Just as with the other entries into his Three Colors series, Kieslowski uses symbolic cinematography to largely tell a story of revenge and redemption. This is a less pensive and more tense entry into the series than "Blue," but it still reflects thoughtfully on human emotion, as with each film in the series. Julie Delpy is a standout.
Snake Sugarbaker - wrote on 12/15/2009
Sure, we've all fantasized about faking our deaths so that our ex in Paris will visit us in Warsaw--but we're not psychotic ****s. When Karol (Zamachowski) does it, however, it's okay; his ex-wife looks like Julie Delpy (and she's got it coming). Even as a shrew, Delpy inspires sympathy and fan letters. My favorite of the "Three Colors" trilogy, White (representing "equality" to the frogs) shows that, though revenge springs eternal, hope is sweet.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 01/24/2012
"These days you can buy everything." Viewing this again for better appreciation. It is a story of Karol Karol (Zbigniew Zamachowski) and his wife Dominique (Julie Delpy), who doesn’t love him anymore. The ground for divorce is that Karol was unable to perform intercourse during the marriage. Mikołaj (Janusz Gajos) meets Karol in a subway station and asks to do a job, to kill somebody. Karol discovers that Dominique was cheating on him and becomes wealthy after his land were sold. He fakes his death to lure Dominique back from Paris.
Screenplay was good with the best quotes from the film: Karol – “I try. Times are tough.” "Where is the equality?" “We all know pain.” The pace somewhat is not to this critics liking and the main lead wasn’t that engaging. The …
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