BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR won the big prize at Cannes this year. A french film tells the story of a young lesbian couple’s beginning, middle and possible end (IMDB).
It is getting a lot of attention due to the graphic lesbian sex scenes the performances of Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux. They both recently claimed that director Abdellatif Kechiche put them through hell during the filming of movies most pivotal scenes. Apparently it paid off. There is no way to tell how an NC-17 French film will do in the US, but some Oscar bloggers are campaigning for a Best Supporting actress nomination for Exarchopoulos. We will see how the horny old men in the Academy react to this movies.
It is expected to be released October 25th in the US. The newest US trailer is below :