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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

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Raw, honest, powerfully acted, and deliciously intense, Blue Is the Warmest Colour offers some of modern cinema's most elegantly composed, emotionally absorbing drama.

Synopsis

Adèle is a high school student who is beginning to explore herself as a woman. She dates men but finds no satisfaction with them sexually, and is rejected by a female friend who she does desire. She dreams of something more. She meets Emma who is a free spirited girl whom Adèle's friends reject due to her sexuality, and by association most begin to reject Adèle. Her relationship with Emma grows into more than just friends as she is the only person with whom she can express herself openly. Together, Adèle and Emma explore social acceptance, sexuality, and the emotional spectrum of their maturing relationship.

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Controversies

The premise of Blue Is the Warmest Colour is based on Julie Maroh's graphic novel of the same name. The film generate controversy about the raw depiction of sexuality. Besides, Blue is the Warmest Color’s casts Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos complained about the poor conditions on set and the attitudes of the director Abdellatif Kechiche. (The interview of Seydoux and Exarchopoulos)

 

Awards

The film won Palme d'Or award at Cannes Film Festival in 2013 and FIPRESCI Prize (See other Palme d'Or winner films). 

It is also the first film to have the Palme d'Or awarded to both the director and the lead actresses.  Seydoux and Exarchopoulos joining Jane Campion (The Piano) as the only women to have won the award.

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