A Patch of Blue
A Patch of Blue (2000)

Shelley Winters won an Academy Award for her searing performance as Rose-Ann d'Arcy in A Patch of Blue. The star, however, is not Winters but Elizabeth Hartman, cast as d'Arcy's blind, sensitive daughter, Selina. A venomous… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2000
DVD Release Date: February 4, 2003
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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A wonderful twist on the adage that love is blind.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A beautifully moving film.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Effective drama that was something of a breakthrough at the time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 91% Flixster User Reviews
Rubia Carolina
Great lines and characters/performances. An amazing movie about tolerance and love. </br> </br>
John Ballantine
Another in a series of race films starring Sidney Poitier. Here we have a literal example of being colour blind. Although Poitier often returns to the same… More
Spencer S.
Beautiful, and racially provactive, Blue is embarassingly raw and real.
Deb S
Elizabeth Hartman plays the blind and childlike Selena Darcy living with her white trash promiscuous mother Shelley Winters and alcoholic grandfather Wallace… More
Wahida K
Love is color blind.
Brian R
A very warm and heartfelt picture. Poitier and Hartman have real on-screen chemistry. This picture has a lot of Machismo dialogue as when Hartman and Shelly… More