"Red" is for fraternity in the French tricolor flag and, in director Kieslowski's last film in his trilogy, emotional connections are made between unlikely couples. There's law student Auguste and his girlfriend Karin, young fashion model Valentine, and a nameless retired judge, brought together by circumstance and destined to change each other's lives. Subtle details make for careful viewing but it's a rewarding watch and a visual treat (keep an eye on cinematographer Sobocinski's use of the color red). Binoche and Delpy, who starred in the earlier films, also make an appearance, as Kieslowski uses the finale to tie up loose ends. In French with English subtitles.
Miramax Film Corp., 8439 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069-1921, Phone: (323)650-2937, URL: http://www.miramax.com
Available on VHS
Running time 99 minutes.
Originally from French, Polish, Swiss.
Cesar 1994: Score; Ind. Spirit 1995: Foreign Film; L.A. Film Critics 1994: Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics 1994: Foreign Film; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1994: Foreign Film.
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