Blue Is the Warmest Color Director Threatening to Sue His Star


Blue Is the Warmest Color director Abdellatif Kechiche and star Lea Seydouz have made no secret of their mutual hatred; she regularly trashes his working style in interviews, and he has repeatedly undermined her acting ability. Now, since it is Open Letter Season, Kechiche has published a long screed against both critics and Seydoux, and it is a doozy. He has some Le Monde conspiracy theories to share, and then, at one point, he seems to threaten legal action against Seydoux for "perverse fraud and manipulation." The money line: "It is for her to explain in court." It sounds more dramatic in French.