Cannes: Lesbian Drama 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' Wins Palme d'Or

Abdellatif Kechiche's teen-lesbian coming-of-age story "Blue Is the Warmest Color" has won the 2013 Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, a jury headed by Steven Spielberg announced on Sunday.

Based on the graphic novel "Le Bleu est une couleur chaude" and titled "La vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2" in French, the film debuted only three days before the end of the festival and immediately became one of the biggest critical hits of Cannes -- and the only real unexpected breakthrough among the competition titles.

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