The Best Trilogy Ever

The greatest trilogy in the history of cinema doesn't feature ewoks or hobbits but is Polish director Krysztof Kieslowski's Three Colours Trilogy.




Incredibly, the three films are being legally live-streamed here. They are inspired by the colours of the French flag, Blue (Liberty), White (Equality) and Red (Fraternity). The stories are linked more by themes and motifs than events but there are little moments of crossover. Arguably, Juliette Binoche's portrayal of a widow severing all links with her past in Blue is the strongest story, though White's black comedy of a Polish hairdresser smuggled back to his country in a suitcase has many fans. But Red is a work of tenderness and a cinematic expression of beauty so stirring it leaves you wondering what to do with the rest of your life.

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