The Double Life of Veronique

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What else do you want to know about me?

The Double Life of Veronique (French: La double vie de Veronique, Polish: Podwójne życie Weroniki) is a 1991 French-Polish-Norwegian drama film directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski and starring Irène Jacob. Written by Kieślowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicz, the film explores the themes of identity, love, and human intuition through the characters of Weronika, a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, a French music teacher.


  • That's the star we're waiting for to start Christmas Eve. Do you see it? And there, below, the fog. Look. It's not fog. It's really millions of little stars.
    • Opening lines


Weronika: What else do you want to know about me?
Alexandre Fabbri: Everything

Weronika: [seeing a a puppet] Is that me?
Alexandre Fabbri: Of course it's you.
Weronika: Why two?
Alexandre Fabbri: Because during performances I handle them a lot. They damage easily.


Irène Jacob - Weronika and Véronique
Halina Gryglaszewska - The Aunt
Kalina Jędrusik - The Gaudy Woman
Aleksander Bardini - The Orchestra Conductor
Władysław Kowalski - Weronika's Father
Guillaume De Tonquédec - Serge
Jerzy Gudejko - Antek
Philippe Volter - Alexandre Fabbri

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