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Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski's Blind Chance was originally titled Przypadek. Boguslaw Linda plays a middle-aged man at a crossroads of his life; whatever choice he makes for his future has the potential of ending in disaster. A sudden accident forces Linda to choose immediately. In keeping with the transcendental nature of his best work, director Kieslowski contrives to permit Linda to sample each of three possible "futures" from three different points of view. Like many of Kieslowski's films, Blind ...
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Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski's Blind Chance was originally titled Przypadek. Boguslaw Linda plays a middle-aged man at a crossroads of his life; whatever choice he makes for his future has the potential of ending in disaster. A sudden accident forces Linda to choose immediately. In keeping with the transcendental nature of his best work, director Kieslowski contrives to permit Linda to sample each of three possible "futures" from three different points of view. Like many of Kieslowski's films, Blind Chance was officially banned when completed in 1982 the plot was set in motion by the government clampdowns of 1981 and not permitted a public showing until 1987. The film is also known as The Accident.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/16/2005
  • UPC: 738329040925
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kino Video
  • Time: 9:56:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Side #1 -- A Short Film About Killing
1. Opening Titles [:06]
2. The Interview (I) [6:30]
3. Kinds of Benevolence [7:34]
4. A Taxi Stand [8:25]
5. The Fortune [3:23]
6. Another Fare [6:13]
7. The Killing (I) [3:44]
8. A Means of Escape [9:58]
9. A Difficult Verdict [2:13]
10. Final Preparations [6:36]
11. The Interview (II) [6:37]
12. The Killing (II) [9:05]
Side #2 -- A Short Film About Love
2. Opening Titles [6:07]
3. Viewing Pleasures [8:44]
4. An Intervention [5:44]
5. The Morning Delivery [7:47]
6. Complaint and Confession [4:30]
7. Returning the Gaze [6:55]
8. Contrition [4:28]
9. Alone Together [5:30]
10. A Different View [7:31]
11. Desperation [10:38]
12. Closed Windows [5:20]
13. The Homecoming [9:23]
Side #3 -- Camera Buff
2. Opening Titles [4:36]
3. His New Toy [7:15]
4. A Swell of Interest [5:04]
5. Jubilee [4:41]
6. Domestic Disturbance [4:14]
7. Cineastes [10:45]
8. The Festival Circuit [11:59]
9. The Business of Film [6:20]
10. Immortality [4:32]
11. Zanussi [5:08]
12. Greater Ambition [13:20]
13. Big TV [5:09]
14. New Beginnings [5:52]
15. The Premiere [6:06]
16. Honesty and Truth [3:41]
17. A Matter of Consicence [8:43]
Side #4 -- No End
2. Opening Titles [7:15]
3. Life Goes On [6:10]
4. Seeking Counsel [3:56]
5. Mementos [6:10]
6. Secret Messages [2:59]
7. Breakdown [7:23]
8. The Accused [6:35]
9. Communion [7:20]
10. A Night to Forget [5:35]
11. A Husband's Fate [8:17]
12. Erasure [7:26]
13. Political Games [14:21]
14. Essential Truths [5:24]
15. In Memoriam [3:29]
16. The Sentence [4:39]
17. Departure [5:50]
Side #5 -- Blind Chance
2. Opening Titles [2:14]
3. Portrait of a Young Student [4:30]
4. The Station (I) [3:26]
5. A Prisoner's Confession [12:04]
6. A Love Remembered [6:29]
7. The Mediator [6:39]
8. People in Power [4:09]
9. The Whole Truth [8:39]
10. Betrayal [8:01]
11. The Station (II) [2:35]
12. Loss of Liberty [4:11]
13. True Belief [5:37]
14. A Childhood Friend [7:18]
15. Underground [2:45]
16. Another Man's Wife [7:46]
17. Alone [5:08]
18. The Station (III) [2:50]
19. Wife, Family, Future [10:19]
20. Opportunity to Travel [4:17]
21. Fateful Journey [4:37]
Side #6 -- The Scar
2. Opening Titles [:48]
3. Shaping Opinion [5:51]
4. Pondering Olecko [5:15]
5. The Public Hearing [6:44]
6. Construction Zone [7:47]
7. The Bosses [4:05]
8. Ewa [9:05]
9. The Inauguration [9:32]
10. A Delegation [9:23]
11. Party Politics [10:40]
12. Words With a Journalist [8:21]
13. Going Awry [14:36]
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Menu

Side #1 -- A Short Film About Killing
   Start Film
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Interview With Cinematographer Slawomire Idziak
         Play Interview
      Interview With Collaborator Annette Insdorf
         Play Interview
      Interview With Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland
         Play Interview
      Examination of the Film by Writer Antonin Liehm
         Play Interview
      A Night Porter's Point of View (1977, 17 min.)
      Theatrical Trailer
      A Kieslowski Trailer Gallery
         A Short Film About Love
         Blind Chance
         No End
         Camera Buff
      Kieslowski Filmography
      Subtitle Options
         English Subtitles: On/Off
Side #2 -- A Short Film About Love
   Start Film
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Interview With Actress Grazyna Szapolowska
         Play Video
      Interview With Collaborator Annette Insdorf
         Play Video
      Interview With Emmanuel Finkiel (Second Unit Director on Kieslowski's Trois Couleurs Trilogy)
         Play Interview
      Tramway (1966, 5 min.) a Short Film by Krzysztof Kieslowski
      Theatrical Trailer
      A Kieslowski Trailer Gallery
         A Short Film About Killing
         Blind Chance
         No End
         Camera Buff
      Kieslowski Filmography
      Subtitle Options
         English Subtitles: On/Off
Side #3 -- Camera Buff
   Start Film
   Scene Selection
   Subtitle Options
      English Subtitles: On/Off
   Special Features
      Interview With Filmmaker Kryzsztof Zanussi
         Play Video
      Interview With Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland
         Play Video
      Interview With Kieslowski Scholar Annette Insdorf
         Play Interview
      Talking Heads (B&W, 1980, 16 min.) a Short Documentary
      Kieslowski Filmography
      Theatrical Trailer
      A Kieslowski Trailer Gallery
         A Short Film About Love
         A Short Film About Killing
         No End
         Blind Chance
         The Scar
Side #4 -- No End
   Start Film
   Scene Selection
   Subtitle Options
      English Subtitles: On/Off
   Special Features
      Interview With Cinematographer Jacek Petrycki
         Play Video
      Interview With Actress Grazyna Szapolowska
         Play Interview
      The Office (1966, 5 min.)
      Kieslowski Filmography
      Theatrical Trailer
      A Kieslowski Trailer Gallery
         A Short Film About Love
         A Short Film About Killing
         Blind Chance
         Camera Buff
         The Scar
Side #5 -- Blind Chance
   Start Film
   Scene Selection
   Subtitle Options
      English Subtitles: On/Off
   Special Features
      Interview With Irena Strzakowska
         Play Video
      Interview With Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland
         Play Interview
      Interview With Collaborator Annette Insdorf
         Play Interview
      "Workshop Exercises" a Film by Marcel Lozinski
      Kieslowski Filmography
      Theatrical Trailer
      A Kieslowski Trailer Gallery
         A Short Film About Love
         A Short Film About Killing
         No End
         Camera Buff
         The Scar
Side #6 -- The Scar
   Start Film
   Scene Selection
   Subtitle Options
      English Subtitles: On/Off
   Special Features
      Interview With Cinematographer Slawomir Idziak
         Play Video
      Interview With Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland
         Play Interview
      Interview With Sound Engineer Michal Zarnecki
         Play Interview
      Concert Requests (B&W. 1967, 15 min.)
      Kieslowski Filmography
      Theatrical Trailer
      A Kieslowski Trailer Gallery
         A Short Film About Love
         A Short Film About Killing
         No End
         Blind Chance
         Camera Buff
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