The stars of the new lesbian love story Blue Is the Warmest Color are trashing the film’s director in the press for what they dubbed an awful work environment.
Now, director Abdellatif Kechiche is threatening to sue one of the film’s actresses for slandering his good name.
The film itself, an NC-17 film opening in select theaters Oct. 25, features a 10-minute sex scene and other adult elements. Committing those moments to film proved arduous, the key cast members allege.
It was horrible,” [‘Blue’ star Lea] Seydoux said of the five-and-a-half-month production in an interview with The Daily Beast. “He didn’t really know what he wanted. We spent weeks shooting scenes. Even crossing the street was difficult.”