About

Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog to the judge's house, she discovers him listening in on his neighbors' phone conversations. At first Valentine is outraged, but her debates with the judge ov...

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Directed by

Krzysztof Kieślowski

Written by

Krzysztof Kieślowski (Screenplay)
Krzysztof Piesiewicz (Screenplay)

Runtime

99 minutes

Country

France, Poland, Switzerland

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

mannequin travel isolation judge dog english channel shadowing geneva

Lists

#252 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#69 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#99 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography