Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)

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Original title: La vie d’Adèle

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos

Adele’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

★★★✮☆

Summer Fling (The Last of the High Kings) (1996)

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Director: David Keating
Stars: Catherine O’Hara, Jared Leto, Gabriel Byrne

It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer organising a beach party, having lustful thoughts about two girls he believes are unobtainable and fending off the advances from a visiting American family friend, all whilst coping with his oddball family.

★★★☆☆