Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Watch: Zac Efron Talks About His Masturbation Techniques In 'The Interview' Segment With James Franco Watch: Zac Efron Talks About His Masturbation Techniques In 'The Interview' Segment With James Franco First Look Images: Patrick Stewart As A Neo-Nazi In 'Blue Ruin' Director Jeremy Saulnier's 'Green Room' & More First Look Images: Patrick Stewart As A Neo-Nazi In 'Blue Ruin' Director Jeremy Saulnier's 'Green Room' & More Watch: Footage From "Sick," Unreleased Marilyn Manson Video, Directed By Eli Roth & Featuring Lana Del Rey Watch: Footage From "Sick," Unreleased Marilyn Manson Video, Directed By Eli Roth & Featuring Lana Del Rey Christopher Nolan Talks 'Interstellar' Twist And Enigmatic Ending Christopher Nolan Talks 'Interstellar' Twist And Enigmatic Ending Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1' Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, And More Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1' Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, And More Steve McQueen's Next Film Will Be About Paul Robeson Steve McQueen's Next Film Will Be About Paul Robeson Watch: First Trailer For 'The Age Of Adaline' Starring Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn And Harrison Ford Watch: First Trailer For 'The Age Of Adaline' Starring Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn And Harrison Ford Listen Up, Christopher Nolan Defends Sound Mix On 'Interstellar' Listen Up, Christopher Nolan Defends Sound Mix On 'Interstellar' Official Soundtrack Details For Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' Revealed Official Soundtrack Details For Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' Revealed Casting: Shailene Woodley Joins Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden Pic, 'True Detective' Adds Pair & More Casting: Shailene Woodley Joins Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden Pic, 'True Detective' Adds Pair & More Watch: 40-Minute Discovery Channel Special 'The Science Of Interstellar' Narrated By Matthew McConaughey Watch: 40-Minute Discovery Channel Special 'The Science Of Interstellar' Narrated By Matthew McConaughey Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway & More Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway & More 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Will Conclude With A 45-Minute Battle Sequence 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Will Conclude With A 45-Minute Battle Sequence Watch: 3 Graphic, Very NSFW Clips From Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac Vol II — Director's Cut' Watch: 3 Graphic, Very NSFW Clips From Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac Vol II — Director's Cut' The Best Documentaries Of 2014 So Far The Best Documentaries Of 2014 So Far The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season The 20 Best TV Shows Of The 2013/2014 Season The Best Films Of 2014 So Far... The Best Films Of 2014 So Far... From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki From Worst To Best: Ranking The Films Of Hayao Miyazaki The 10 Best & Worst Movie Sex Scenes The 10 Best & Worst Movie Sex Scenes All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More All The Songs In 'Pitch Perfect' Including La Roux, David Guetta, Azealia Banks, Nicki Minaj & More

Fall In Love With Lots Of New Images From Palme d'Or Winner 'Blue Is The Warmest Color'

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist September 16, 2013 at 10:28AM

Given the talk that has swirled around "Blue Is The Warmest Color" over the past few weeks, the conversation threatens to be more about what happened on set than the quality of the film. With actresses Lea Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos and director Abdellatif Kechiche sniping at each other in public, all while a NC-17 rating hangs over the movie due its explicit sexual content, it can be easy to forget that this won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in the spring and is one of the most well received movies of the year. But today we turn the attention back on the movie proper as a batch of new images have arrived.
1
Blue Is The Warmest Color

Given the talk that has swirled around "Blue Is The Warmest Color" over the past few weeks, the conversation threatens to be more about what happened on set than the quality of the film. With actresses Lea Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos and director Abdellatif Kechiche sniping at each other in public, all while a NC-17 rating hangs over the movie due its explicit sexual content, it can be easy to forget that this won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in the spring and is one of the most well received movies of the year. But today we turn the attention back on the movie proper as a batch of new images have arrived.

Spanning three hours, and based on the graphic novel by Julie Maroh, the film chronicles the complete relationship between two young women and lovers. But that simple premise spawns a film that our own Jessica Kiang noted out of Cannes, "is absolute cinema, absolute characterization, absolute storytelling, controlled and compassionate, and bursting with empathy and life." Yep, by many accounts the movie is that good, with fantastic performances out of the two leads, who incidentally, both shared in the Palme d'Or with the director, the first time that's happened in history.

Sundance Selects will release the movie next month on October 25th. Check out the pics below.

Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color (skip crop)
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color
Blue Is The Warmest Color


This article is related to: Léa Seydoux, Blue is the Warmest Color


The Playlist

The obsessives' guide to contemporary cinema via film discussion, news, reviews, features, nostalgia, movie music, soundtracks, DVDs and more.


E-Mail Updates