Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013)

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR centers on a 15-year-old girl named Adèle (Exarchopoulos) who is climbing to adulthood and dreams of experiencing her first love. A handsome male classmate falls for her hard, but an unsettling erotic reverie… More

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Rated: NC-17
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 25, 2013
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

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

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Blue is the Warmest Colour is too exceptional a film to be defined by its controversy.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A love story so erotically charged that it short circuits our higher functions.

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Dan Jardine

I have to admit the film got under my own skin and not simply as voyeurism

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Tom Long
Detroit News

An astounding, complex film about the ecstasy, the danger and the beauty of love.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Forget the controversy and see Blue is the Warmest Color for what it truly is: a warm and compassionate ode to the vagaries of the heart.

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Mal Vincent
The Virginian-Pilot

An emotional and engrossing experience told in extreme close-up.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

One of the year's best films.

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register

This exploration of tumultuous romance is rare in its scope and frankness.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A fierce and honest drama about a French teenager (Adele Exarchopoulos, just fantastic) discovering, exploring and understanding her own sexuality.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Very good movie. Very long at 3 hours. I do think some of it could have been trimmed, but on the other hand, the long running time and many years covered does… More
Veronique Kwak
the only reason i may wanna write a review on it is because i would never want to read an essay about it.
Jim Hunter
A young girl falls for another woman. Adele Exarchopoulos's face is one of the most expressive I've seen on an actress in a very long time. She has… More
Edward Boxler
Blue is the Warmest Color is so much more than cheap exploitation. At 3 hours long, it is shot predominantly in close ups, with long passages of dialogue, and… More
Alex roy
Brilliant evocative drama, this is a superb drama that features some wonderful performances, a great story and effective direction create something truly… More
Melvin White
Emma: I have infinite tenderness for you, and I will my whole life... Blue Is the Warmest Color is as amazing a film experience, as I have seen in a long time.… More