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Blue Is the Warmest Colour (La vie d'Adèle)

Blue Is the Warmest Colour (La vie d'Adèle)
  • 2013
  • France
  • 179 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche
  • Cast: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche
  • UK release: 22 November 2013

The story of a young lesbian couple's beginning, middle and possible end.

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Opinion: Blue is the Warmest Colour is great on love, bad on lesbian sex

7 Nov 2013

Director Abdellatif Kechiche says that 'love is cosmic', but his film fails to convey queer nuances

‘There’s a banality to how a lot of directors represent female bodies and female pleasure, partly because they borrow from the industrial handbook of male-oriented pornography,’ wrote Manohla Dargis in The New York Times, after viewing Blue Is The…

Blue is the Warmest Colour

4 Nov 20135 stars

2013 Cannes Palme d’Or winner an example of exquisite, vital and very brave filmmaking

Billed as a French lesbian coming-of-age drama, Blue is the Warmest Colour has been mired in controversy since winning the Palme d’Or in Cannes (as much for an invective launched against the film’s director by both main actresses as for the frank…

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