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1,801 Ratings

Betty Blue

37°2 le matin

Directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix
France, 1986
Drama, Romance


A story of two lovers—Zorg, a novelist, and Betty, a sexy, mercurial woman—who fall into an all-consuming relationship, moving from a remote shack to bohemian Paris and back to a dreamy rural town, in this intense story of struggling with love and lust.

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Betty Blue Directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1987 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

BAFTA Awards

1987 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Critics reviews

The self-consciousness of the film’s imagery, far from being disjointed from the story, often serves to set the emotional tone for a scene.
November 19, 2019
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