Blind Chance

Blind Chance

  • Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
  • Countries of origin: Poland
  • Language: Polish, Danish
  • Release date: January 10, 1987
  • Runtime: 1 hour 54 minutes
  • Sound mix: Mono
  • Aspect ratio: 1.66 : 1
  • Also known as: Der Zufall - möglicherweise
  • Blind Chance is a feature film directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski and starring Boguslaw Linda and Zbigniew Zapasiewicz.
    The film tells the story of a young Polish student studying in a medical university who decides to face his life again after receiving the news of his father's death.


    • Release date January 10, 1987
    • Filming locations Poland
    • Production companies Zespol Filmowy "Tor"

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    • By Alvena 2022-09-22 15:28:53

      A song of opportunity? Elegy of Opportunity

      A puzzling opening, with a young man roaring, followed by a creepy, low-camera fixed shot at the height of a corpse after the title card for "A Song of Opportunity" in the title sequence, followed by Jump to a little boy, followed by a series of subjective shots. Through slight lens panning, we find that it is not a simple POV of the protagonist, but an illusion full of subjective invitations, and the shots themselves are actually objective With a certain immersive effect, it...

    • By London 2022-09-21 19:38:35

      "Song of Opportunity" - as if all arranged, but not on the road

      Kieslowski's "Song of Opportunity" is 11 years earlier than "Lola Run" with the same theme. It is difficult to say that "Lola Run", which is also a three-stage fast run that changed the fate, has not been successful. This film draws on tribute. The film is not sloppy in the slightest. On the contrary, the plot almost captures the most important key turning points in a person's life in a jumping...

    • By Johnathan 2022-09-17 03:01:55

      A Song of Blue White Red and Opportunity

      The montage at the beginning is like a blast! (Of course, I said that after reading the whole chapter. I was completely confused at the beginning.)
        Kieslowski likes to use death as the beginning of the story. In Blue, it is a car accident, and in Song of Opportunity, his father died of illness.
        I think the most interesting thing about Kieslowski is the junctures that are intentionally or unintentionally sold in the story, such as the montage at the beginning of Song of...

    • By Sylvester 2022-09-16 12:40:17

      Film Study Notes - A Song of Opportunity

             The theme of the movie is deeper than that of "Lola Run". In the engraving of chance and fate, the confrontation between desire and belief, and the mutual debate between truth and falsehood, Kie's unique pessimistic and staring-like ruthless perspective.
          Recently, I was reading "The Doctrine of the Mean". In "The Doctrine of the Mean", it talks about all Taos, and all Taos are unified, and that one is sincerity. My father's dying words were "honesty". Following his father's...

    • By Destini 2022-09-12 10:45:58

      Poles have no fourth option

      This is the first time I've seen Krzysztof's movie. I didn't understand the plot at the beginning, but after watching it several times, I understood that it was the first half of his life.

      Born in a political riot, the film is destined to have a strong political meaning. The death of his father caused doubts about his life. The possibility of catching up with the train and another life experience, "Lola Run" and "Butterfly Effect"...

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    • By Sigurd 2022-07-06 23:43:23

      I regret watching it with Chinese subtitles, I feel that the story structure is very...

    • By Everett 2022-07-06 22:14:38

      My point is here. . . . . . Why is that woman's pubic hair an inverted triangle shape? ? ?...

    • By Hunter 2022-07-06 22:09:46

      Where there are people, it is divided into left, middle and right, the master of the master who can't sleep, and the three-stage...

    • By Deontae 2022-07-06 20:34:03

      @filmoteca fixed unabridged version. The philosophical thinking about metaphysical pain throughout the chapter is combined with the concise, quiet, beautiful and even detached image style to form an almost impossible harmony and perfection. The most powerless thing is that no matter whether you catch the car or not, no matter what political inclination you choose, no matter who you fall in love with and who joins hands with, you will go back and forth with the river of fate, but you will never...

    • By Onie 2022-07-06 18:14:41

      The predecessors of "Lola Run" and "Sliding...

    Movie plot

    A young medical student rushes to catch the same train every day, and once he arrives the train is slowly leaving the platform, so there are three different stories, like three different paths of destiny, each path is different. Take him into a different social environment. One way was when he caught the bus, met a Communist, and was encouraged to join the ruling party; another way took him into the exact opposite way, where he ran...
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    Evaluation action

    In this early masterpiece, the director conveys a lament about the impermanence of life. The director uses this modern approach to demonstrate the contingency and uncertainty of life, thus bringing out the director's usual pessimistic fatalism. The detailing is excellent, as impressive as the technique employed in the film. 
    Kieslowski's films are full of metaphysical philosophies, a depth that begins with Blind Chance. Before that,...
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    Movie quotes

    • 1. Werner: Every generation craves for light. It needs reassurance and faith... in a better, more just path.

    • 1. Werner: Early in life it is a joy. because the light seems so near, so reachable. Finally, it brings bitterness. We can see how it has receded. I have been through much these forty years. I see that the light has receded. But I should not discourage you. You can be sure of one thing. Without that bitterness, that hope... life would be lamentable.