Film: The Double Life of Veronique
The Double Life of Véronique
This is one of the most beautiful films I've seen... This whole film is a hug, the kind you share with a very good friend when you are in sympathy about something that is very important.
(French: La double vie de Véronique
, Polish: Podwójne życie Weroniki
) is a 1991 film by Krzysztof Kieslowski
, also the director of Blind Chance
and the Three Colors Trilogy
. It tells the story of two women called Weronica and Véronique, from Poland and France respectively. So what’s the catch? Both women look exactly the same, share a lot of personality traits and seem to be aware of each other’s existence. However, they never interact with each other, except for a small distant scene.
The movie is filmed beautifully, has an ethereal atmosphere and a beautiful main actress (Irène Jacob), so you really don’t have a reason to not watch it. Unless, of course, you dislike philosophical movies.
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