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Blue Is The Warmest Color (La Vie d'Adèle)

Rating:NC-17 (for explicit sexual content)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 25, 2013
Running time:179 minutes
Cast:Adèle Exarchopoulos, Léa Seydoux, Jeremie Laheurte, Catherine Salée, Aurélien Recoing
Director:Abdellatif Kechiche
Writer:Julie Maroh, Abdellatif Kechiche
Distributor:IFC Films

Description: Acclaimed French filmmaker Abdellatif Kechiche's latest, based on Julie Maroh's graphic novel, was the sensation of this year's Cannes Film Festival even before it was awarded the Palme d'Or. Adèle Exarchopoulos is a young woman whose longings and ecstasies and losses are charted across a span of several years. Léa Seydoux (Midnight in Paris) is the older woman who excites her desire and becomes the love of her life. Kechiche's movie is, like the films of John Cassavetes, an epic of emotional transformation that pulses with gestures, embraces, furtive exchanges, and arias of joy and devastation. It is a profoundly moving hymn to both love and life.

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