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Blue Is The Warmest ColorAbout the Film
Based on a graphic novel, BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR follows the story of Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos), a high school junior who locks eyes on Emma (Léa Seydoux), a blue-haired college student. They soon ignite a complicated and passionate love affair. Stricken with the stress of homophobia and a turbulent relationship, their lives begin to unravel, revealing the difficulties of growing up together. Winner of the prestigious Palme D’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, this hugely acclaimed and controversial feature has garnered international critical acclaim as a gritty, realistic tale of love and loss. PLEASE NOTE: The film contains scenes of a sexually explicit nature.
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About the Director
Abdellatif Kechiche was born in Tunis. His acting credits include MINT TEA ('84), LES INNOCENTS ('87), UN VAMPIRE AU PARADIS ('92) and SORRY, HATERS ('05). He has directed the award-winning features BLAME IT ON VOLTAIRE ('00), GAMES OF LOVE AND CHANCE ('03), THE SECRET OF THE GRAIN ('07), and BLACK VENUS ('10). BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR won the Palme d'Or and the FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes.
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