Three Colors: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge)
Three Colors: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge) (1994)

A beautiful model named Valentine crosses paths with a retired judge, whose dog she runs over with her car. The lonely judge, she discovers, amuses himself by eavesdropping on all of his neighbors' phone conversations. Near… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 23, 1994
DVD Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A complex, stirring, and beautifully realized portrait of interconnected lives, Red is the captivating conclusion to a remarkable trilogy.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

The third and best feature of Krzysztof Kieslowski's highly ambitious Three Colors trilogy.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Red succeeds so stirringly that it also bestows some much-needed magic upon its predecessors.

Sean Axmaker

... the rich red color scheme brings a vibrancy to the scenes: it's the color of love, anger, passion, heat, and it warms this into becoming the most forgiving film in the series.

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Lisa Nesselson

Another deft, deeply affecting variation on Krzysztof Kieslowski's recurring theme that people are interconnected in ways they can barely fathom.

Jonathan Kiefer

Undaunted by the tremendous emotional and moral valence he has by now invited us to expect, Kieslowski controls the film magnificently, putting to use the shapely formal precision he took an entire career to work out.

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Derek Malcolm

For all its cleverness, remains in essence the story of a friendship which, across the generations, leaves both parties a little easier with themselves but still prey to fate.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Stunningly beautiful, powerfully scored and immaculately performed, the film is virtually flawless, and one of the very greatest cinematic achievements of the last few decades. A masterpiece.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Visually and emotionally, this is the director's warmest film.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

No better swan song to such a rich, weighty career has yet been filmed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 94% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
The last and most remarkable film in Kieslowski's Three Colors trilogy is this warm and beautiful depiction of solidarity and fraternity (symbolized by the… More
Daniel Mumby
When Three Colours -- Red first opened in America, Roger Ebert made the observation that it was "grown-up filmmaking: a film by an adult, for adults".… More
Dan Schultz
A stirring, fitting final chapter to director Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy, dealing with a model (Irene Jacob) who starts a… More
Randy Tippy
Definitely the most abstract and non-linear of Kieslowski's trilogy. If <i>Blue</i> moved you to tears and <i>White</i> made you… More
Ross Collins
Somewhat surreal and intriguing story, set around the beautiful Lake Geneva, of a young woman just starting out in life meeting a cynical old man who helps her… More
Leigh Ryan
The best of the trilogy. I enjoyed this movie greatly. I love how each film rolls into each other and you see paticular parts in each film from the other… More