Staff - Help - Contact Search:
other comparisons




Elle






Sing - Special Edition






Story of Sin






S.O.B.




Blue is the Warmest Color Gets NC-17 Rating

Cannes Winner With the Highest Classification

Especially those films that show more than usual have a hard time in US cinemas. No matter how positively reviewed by critics and regardless of the fact that La vie d'Adèle (aka Blue is the Warmest Color) won the golden palm at this year's Cannes Film Festival. It doesn't help the film to achieve the important "R" rating since the lesbian scenes are obviously too much for America. The MPAA deemed it necessary to administer its NC-17 classification so that it could be screened in theaters.

The arthouse audience in New York or Los Angeles doesn't mind since they are familiar with unrated or NC-17 screenings but the distributor Sundance Selects wants to show the movie to a wider audience in other cities, as well. And that high rating makes it difficult. Not only do many important cinemas still reject NC-17 films but many newspapers also don't want to print ads for such films, shrinking the audience further. Still, the film will try to reach viewers in late October 2013.

 

 

Release: Aug 26, 2013 - Author: Bob - Translator: Mike Lowrey

The Latest News

Feb 19, 2017 Phenomena - 4K Remastered Release by Arrow Video (3-Disc Set With 3 Different Versions)

Feb 19, 2017 Fifty Shades Darker Gets an Unrated Version (Erotic Drama With Unmasked Edition in the UK)

Feb 19, 2017 Office Christmas Party: Unrated Edition on Blu-ray (Comedy Gets Prolonged for the Home Video Release)

Feb 10, 2017 Evil Dead [2013] Unrated Edition in Japan (Limited Release Features Unrated Cut on Blu-ray)

Feb 09, 2017 Silence Cutting Room Talk & Extended Cut Chances (Martin Scorsese's First Cut Was Again Too Long)

Feb 09, 2017 The Lost City of Z Censored for PG-13 Rating (Adventure Movie Previously Rated R)

Feb 09, 2017 When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth Comes in HD (Warner Home Video Releases International Cut)

Feb 04, 2017 John Wick 2 Only Censored in UK Cinemas (Cuts for the BBFC 15 Rating)

Jan 25, 2017 Bad Santa 2 Unrated Version on Home Video (Prolonged Cut on Blu-ray Just Like the Original)

Jan 25, 2017 Incarnate Demon Horror Gets Unrated Version (DVD and Blu-ray Feature PG-13 and Unrated Cut)

comments powered by Disqus




Terms of Use - Contact - ADMIN