Three Colors: White

Synopsis

Karol, a Polish hairdresser, is married to Dominique, who is French. We first meet them during their divorce hearing. Dominique asserts that their marriage was never consummated, which Karol confrims. The upshot is that Karol loses everything - wife, love, and the beauty salon he had bought with all his savings. Humilated, penniless, without a passport, hounded by the police, Karol cannot return to Poland. He scrapes together a little money by playing the comb on the subway, where he encounters Mikolaj, another Pole. Mikolaj ofers to employ Karol... to kill a man. Karol refuses. When he returns to Poland, he does not want to be inferior or even equal to others. He wants to be "more equal". He stubbornly launches various undertakings ...

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Showtimes

CLEVELAND - September 10-11 - CIA Cinematheque

LOS ANGELES - August 17, 19 & 22 - American Cinematheque, Los Feliz Theater

NASHVILLE - August 13-14- The Belcourt Theatre

NEW YORK - August 5-11 - Lincoln Center

PHILADELPHIA - August 28 at 3:00pm - Film Center

SAN FRANCISCO - Opens September 3 - The Roxie

WASHINGTON DC (Silver Spring) - August 19-25 - AFI Silver Theater

 

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