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Basic facts

Original title Trois couleurs Bleu
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 11
Swedish release 1993-12-17



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Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor



Production company MK2 Productions SA
CED Productions
France 3 Cinéma SA
CAB Productions SA
Zespól Filmowy "Tor" (med stöd av)
Le Studio Canal+
Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC)
Fonds Eurimages du Conseil de l'Europe
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Triangelfilm AB 1993 (i samarb m)
Sveriges Television AB 1993
Kulturföreningen Kedjan 1993
Distributor in Sweden (DCP) Nonstop Entertainment AB 2016
Distributor in Sweden (buy video) Sandrew Film AB 1995
Triangelfilm AB 1995
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Noble Entertainment AB 2008

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 132392
Date 1993-11-25
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 2701 meters

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Dolby Stereo Spectral Recording
Colour type Colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2763 meter
Length in minutes 101 min

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1993-12-17 Bio Capitol Gothenburg Sweden 98 min
1993-12-17 Spegeln Malmö Sweden 98 min
1993-12-17 Röda Kvarn Stockholm Sweden 98 min
TV showing 1998-01-11 SVT1 Sweden 94 min
2002-01-21 SVT2 Sweden 94 min
First showing 1993-01-10 Warsaw Poland
Video release 1995-12 Sweden 94 min
DVD release 2008-10-08 Sweden
Re-release 2016-08-26 Sweden
Cinematheque screening 2014-09-08 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden
TV showing 2018-07-05 SVT2 Sweden


Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 1994 Best Foreign Language Film
Leone d'Oro di San Marco Venice 1993

Holdings Film

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Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2683

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title Den blå filmen

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 4
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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