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NC-17| 2 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
A French teen (Adèle Exarchopoulos) forms a deep emotional and sexual connection with an older art student (Léa Seydoux) she met in a lesbian bar.

Cast: Léa Seydoux , Adèle Exarchopoulos , Salim Kechiouche , Mona Walravens , Jeremie Laheurte , Alma Jodorowski , Aurélien Recoing , Catherine Salée

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: IFC Films

Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)

Release Date: October 25th, 2013|2 hr. 55 min.

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  • November 17, 2013 mikesmutt
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    the best aspect of this movie is the acting which is excellent---however, the story isn\'t particularly enlightening and practically all of the scenes become tedious and should have been greatly trimmed---grade C

  • November 17, 2013 missmonicamarie
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    Though Adèle Exarchopoulos gives an extraordinary performance, this movie\'s a bit long in tooth, and needs to lose one of its 3 hours..

  • November 02, 2013 sarascooter1
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    Beautiful film. Captures the euphoria and the heartbreak of one\'s first love, the inner turmoil of pursuing a love with social ramifications, the idea that a person you randomly cross on the street could change the course of your life.

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Box Office: Is the Ratings System Helping or Hurting Movie Ticket Sales?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Oct 28th, 2013 2:30PM

Sundance Selects Three of the films that opened this weekend provide interesting case studies for whether the ratings system is actually doing its job -- that is, protecting kids from seeing content...

What Is 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'? A Primer on the Controversial Lesbian Drama

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Erin Whitney on Oct 23rd, 2013 9:30AM

Sundance Selects You've probably heard of the French film "Blue Is the Warmest Color" if the Cannes Film Festival was on your radar or if you've heard buzz about the film's graphic 10 minute sex...

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