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BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR (2013): US Release Receives MPAA NC17 Rating

Léa Seydoux Blue is the Warmest Colour La vie d’Adèle

Blue is the Warmest Color Receives NC-17 Rating from MPAA. The United States release of Abdellatif Kechiche‘s Blue is the Warmest Colour / La vie d’Adèle (2013) has been rated NC-17 by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). This rating resulted from the producers opting not to cut “explicit sexual content” from the romantic drama.

Sundance Selects/IFC Films President Jonathan Sehring on not trimming Blue is the Warmest Color:

This is a landmark film with two of the best female performances we have ever seen on screen…The film is first and foremost a film about love, coming of age and passion. We refuse to compromise Kechiche’s vision by trimming the film for an R rating. … An NC-17 rating no longer holds the stigma it once did.

Blue is the Warmest Color stars Adèle Exarchopoulos, Léa Seydoux, Jeremie Laheurte, Catherine Salée, Karim Saidi, and Aurélien Recoing.

Blue is the Warmest Colour‘s plot synopsis: based on the Le Bleu est une couleur chaude by Julie Maroh, “Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos), a 15-year-old, has no doubt: a girl must date boys. Her life is turned upside down when she meets Emma (Léa Seydoux), a blue-haired young woman, who allows her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and an adult.”

The previous published these Blue is the Warmest Colour articles:

Blue is the Warmest Colour / La Vie d’Adèle (2013) Movie Clips, Poster

Blue is the Warmest Color / La vie d’Adèle (2013) French Movie Trailer

Leave your thoughts on Blue is the Warmest Color NC-17 rating below in the comments section. La Vie d’Adèle will be released in French theaters through Sundance Selects on October 9, 2013. Blue is the Warmest Color will premiere at the 2013 New York Film Festival and will be released in limited US theaters through IFC on October 25, 2013. For more Blue is the Warmest Colour photos, videos, and information, visit our Blue is the Warmest Colour Page, subscribe to us by Email, follow us on Twitter, Tumblr, or “like” us on Facebook.

Source: Deadline


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