Blue Is the Warmest Color was the sensation of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival even before it was awarded the coveted Palme d'Or. Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos) is a young woman whose longings and ecstasies and losses are charted across a span of several years. At 15, she is approaching adulthood and dreams of experiencing her first love. A handsome male classmate falls hard for her, but an unsettling erotic reverie upsets the romance before it begins. Adèle imagines that the mysterious, blue-haired girl she encountered in the street slips into her bed and possesses her with overwhelming pleasure. That blue-haired girl is a confident older art student named Emma (Léa Seydoux), who will soon enter Adèle's life for real, making way for an intense and complicated love story that spans a decade and is touchingly universal in its depiction. An epic of emotional transformation, Blue pulses with gestures, embraces, furtive exchanges, and arias of joy and devastation, both verbal and physical. (Fully subtitled) Official Web Site


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Film Club Q&A Podcast

A discussion with stars Adèle Exarchopoulos, Léa Seydoux and Jérémie Laheurte.
Recorded November 15, 2013 at The Landmark in West L.A.
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Director:

Abdellatif Kechiche

Cast:

Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing, Catherine Salée, Benjamin Siksou, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky, Jérémie Laheurte

MPAA Rating:

NC-17

Run Time:

2hrs 59mins

Release Year:

2013

Country Of Origin:

France