Kieslowski and the Anti-Politics of Colour: A Reading of the Three Colours Trilogy

Paul Coates

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    Abstract

    This essay aligns the emphasis on color in Krzysztof Kieslowski's 'Three Colors' trilogy with his explicit renunciation of political discourse. The trilogy undermines the bipolarity so often associated with such discourse through the antithetical meanings its narratives associate with the colors and through the existentialism that propels each of the principal characters unexpectedly form one position to its opposite.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)41-66
    Number of pages25
    JournalCinema Journal
    Volume41
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

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    Kieslowski and the Anti-Politics of Colour: A Reading of the Three Colours Trilogy. / Coates, Paul.

    In: Cinema Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2002, p. 41-66.

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