Category Archives: Bereavement

Trois Couleurs: Bleu (Three Colours: Blue)

Sadness and love are a pure, strong song in Krzysztof Kieslowski’s first ‘movement’ of the Three Colours Trilogy. The music, scored by Zbigniew Preisner, and based around the Song for the unification of Europe (inspired by the Greek text of … Continue reading

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Une Nouvelle Amie (The New Girlfriend)

Sexuality and gender beam fluorescent pink in François Ozon’s playful adaptation of Ruth Rendell’s short story, ‘The New Girlfriend’. Romain Duris plays David, who after the death of his wife is left to raise their baby alone. His wife’s best … Continue reading

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