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Blue is the Warmest Color

October 25th 2013
  • Drama/Romance,
  • NC-17,
  • 179 min,
  • Other
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  • Cast: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Jérémie Laheurte, Catherine Salée, Aurélien Recoing, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky, Fanny Maurin, Benjamin Siksou, Sandor Funtek, Benoît Pilot, Baya Rehaz, Karim Saidi
  • Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
  • Writers: Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix, Julie Maroh
  • Co Producer: Genevieve Lemal
  • Executive Producers: Brahim Chioua, Abdellatif Kechiche, Vincent Maraval
  • Castings: Sophie Blanvillain, Bahijja El Amrani
  • D.O.P.: Sofian El Fani
  • Editors: Ghalia Lacroix, Albertine Lastera, Jean-Marie Lengelle, Camille Toubkis
  • Makeup: Pierre Olivier Persin
  • Set Decoration: Julia Lemaire

Storyline

Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos), a 15-year-old, has no doubt: a girl must date boys. Her life is turned upside down when she meets Emma (Léa Seydoux), a blue-haired young woman, who allows her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and an adult. Based on the 2010 French graphic novel "Le Bleu est une couleur chaude" by Julie Maroh.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Filming Locations: Liévin, France; Lille, France; Roubaix, France
  • MPAA Warning: Explicit sexual content
  • Production Budget: $5.3 million
  • Production Companies: Wild Bunch, Quat'sous Films, Alcatraz Film, France 2 Cinéma, Scope Pictures, Vértigo Films, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Canal+, Ciné+, Eurimages, Région Nord-Pas-de-Calais
  • Production Schedule: March 2012 - August 2012

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 9 October 2013: Belgium, France
  • 10 October 2013: Netherlands
  • 11 October 2013: Latvia
  • 18 October 2013: Poland
  • 24 October 2013: Italy
  • 25 October 2013: Iceland, Spain
  • 15 November 2013: UK
  • 22 November 2013: Sweden
  • 5 December 2013: Denmark
  • 19 December 2013: Germany
  • 20 December 2013: Austria
  • 9 January 2014: Hong Kong