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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
"La vie d'Adèle - Chapitres 1 et 2" (original title)

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Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Salim Kechiouche ...
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Père Adèle
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Mère Adèle
Benjamin Siksou ...
Antoine
Mona Walravens ...
Lise
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Béatrice
Jérémie Laheurte ...
Thomas
Anne Loiret ...
Mère Emma
Benoît Pilot ...
Beau Père Emma
Sandor Funtek ...
Valentin
Fanny Maurin ...
Amélie
Maelys Cabezon ...
Laetitia
Samir Bella ...
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Storyline

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. Written by ~mEp (mep1)

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Drama | Romance

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Rated NC-17 for explicit sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 October 2013 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Adele: Chapters 1 & 2  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$100,316 (USA) (25 October 2013)

Gross:

$2,199,675 (USA) (7 March 2014)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In preparation for her role as Emma, Léa Seydoux attended painting and sculpture lessons. She also undertook extensive reading on arts and philosophy, and visited museums before filming began. To assist her in portraying the masculine characteristics of the arts student role, the director requested Seydoux to go for training sessions to tone up her physique and also study the films of Marlon Brando and James Dean to learn their traits. See more »

Goofs

When Adéle goes to Emma's art gallery opening, there's a dolly shot of her walking from left to right towards the entrance. There's a reflection of the top of the camera in one of the windows of the building. See more »

Quotes

Adèle: You're talking crap in front of everyone! I'm not a lesbian!
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Connections

Referenced in At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2013 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622. Adagio
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Ernst Ottensamer, Vienna Mozart Academy (conducted by J. Wildner)
Courtesy of Kapagama / Naxos of America
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The actress Adele E. superlative
18 October 2013 | by (brussels) – See all my reviews

Very interesting film. Above all for me was the actress adele, she is the film, she is so natural and good. She is great, veramente brava naturale eccezionale. I never thought three hours were so short. What I also liked very much, no smart phones, no sms no whatsapp and co. BRAVO! The dialogues are also good, The other actress Lea S. also very good. the filming so so, probably i cannot judge it, but i could have cut few minutes for me superfluous. Sex scenes too breathed noisy and not so explicit for the passion that could have been expressed, or maybe was on purpose? Anyway the story is not about two women or a lesbian film. yes it happened that for once are not two people of different sex or two men. Perfetto, congrats to the writers, comic and screenplay.

But I have to say that despite the too many frames of her mouth, especially at the beginning of the film, the actress Adele E. is superlative, ott, bravissima!


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Some people just do not get this film shaye22
Adele - The most insipid vapid character ever lsm83
The sex scenes ruined the realism of the movie. bebesushii
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