NC-17 | | Drama, Romance
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
In preparation for her role as Emma, Léa Seydoux attended painting and sculpture lessons. She also undertook extensive reading on arts and philosophy, and visited museums before filming began. To assist her in portraying the masculine characteristics of the arts student role, the director requested Seydoux to go for training sessions to tone up her physique and also study the films of Marlon Brando and James Dean to learn their traits.
I miss you. I miss not touching each other. Not seeing each other, not breathing in each other. I want you. All the time. No one else.
After the Gay Pride Parade, Emma is holding a rainbow flag in her left hand. In the next shot she moves her left hand up to Adele's face and the flag is gone.
There are no opening credits.
Japanese Blu-ray release has mosaic over some of the nudity.
HUF 1,706,400 (Hungary) (13 October 2013)
$2,199,675 (USA) (9 March 2014)
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