The Double Life of Veronique Movie Review 1991

Information and Film Reviews for The Double Life of Veronique the Movie

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They say everyone has a twin, but this is ridiculous. Two women--Polish Veronika and French Veronique--are born on the same day in different countries, share a singing talent, a cardiac ailment, and, although the two never meet, a strange awareness of each other. Jacob is unforgettable as the two women, and director Krzysztof creates some spellbinding scenes but the viewer has to be willing to forgo plot for atmosphere.

Distribution

Paramount Home Video, 5555 Melrose Ave., 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, Phone: (323)956-5000, URL: http://www.paramount.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 96 minutes.
Originally from French, Polish.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Twins
Screenplay
Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz
Cast
Irene Jacob, Phillipe Volter, Sandrine Dumas, Aleksander Bardini, Louis Ducreux, Claude Duneton, Halina Gryglaszewska, Kalina Jedrusik
Cinematography
Slawomir Idziak
Director
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Music
Zbigniew Preisner
Producer
Miramax Films, Sideral Productions, Leonardo de la Fuente

Awards

Cannes 1991: Actress (Jacob); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1991: Foreign Film.

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