Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

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La vie d’Adèle (original title) Summary:  A blue-haired girl catches the eye of high school student Adele (Adele Exarchopoulos) when passing in the street.  Adele doesn’t see her again until she purposefully wanders into a gay bar after finishing a relationship with a male … Continue reading

The Mirror (1975)

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Zerkalo (original title) Summary:  A dying man remembers his past as a child pre-war, his relationship with his mother (Margarita Terekhova) and her relationship with his withdrawn father.  He goes onto remember other memories from his life during the war … Continue reading

Persepolis (2007)

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Summary: A young girl growing up in Tehran begins to learn of her country’s politics as Iran’s uprising against its Shah topples him from power.  Marjane’s uncle, having once been imprisoned for rebelling against the government, is released and is hugely impressionable as … Continue reading

Bad Education (2004)

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La Mala Educación (original title) Summary:  Two childhood friends, Enrique and Ignacio, attended and grew up together in a Catholic boarding school.  Whilst forming their friendship and discovering movies, physical desire – what it is and how it will affect … Continue reading