Tagged: Adèle Exarchopoulos

Graphic Novel Review: Blue Is The Warmest Color (2010) – Differences & Similarities Between Julie Maroh’s Bande Dessinée and Abdelatif Kechiche’s Film

Le bleu est une couleur chaude
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has had a rough day. Her girlfriend Clémentine aka Clém just died. She’s now hanging out at Clém’s parents house, where Clém’s father, a raging homophobe isn’t exactly welcoming her staying. Reading through Clém’s personal diary Emma journeys through Clém’s memories: The first time they met, the first time they went out together, their first kiss, the first time they had sex. Where did it all go wrong? How did their relationship fall apart? How did it come to this? Emma tries to make sense of the past, dealing with her own regrets and contradictions, but sometimes life just happens and there’s nothing you can do about it.  Continue reading

Review: Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) – Abdellatif Kechiche’s Neorealist Love Epic of Extreme Close-Ups and Delicious Spaghetti

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Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos) is a quiet and mysterious schoolgirl. She loves reading, eating and sleeping. One sunny day, as she’s on her way to a date, she crosses the coolest blue haired and blue jeans wearing girl in all of France (Léa Seydoux). Their eyes meet for the shortest time and it’s: Bam! Coup de foudre. Love at first sight. That night Adèle dreams of her hot blue lady. At first she tries to fight her instincts, but then it just becomes impossible to resist. After being rejected by her girl crush in school, she decides to go out to a gay bar with her BFF (Sandor Funtek). At this point she almost gave up hope of ever meeting her blue angel again, but as fate would have it, Emma just happens to be hanging out there. In a gay bar? Who would have thought!  Continue reading