Series: On the margins

Jul Maroh

Blue is the Warmest Colour

Translator

Mirna Šimat

Series: On the margins

Jul Maroh

Blue is the Warmest Colour

Translator

Mirna Šimat

Young Clémentine’s life is turned upside-down when she meets Emma, blue-haired girl who will introduce her to all aspects of lust and empower her to face the stares of others. A gentle and touching story.

Blue is the Warmest Colour is a French graphic novel about falling in love, growin up, self-discovery and identity, a story of young love between two French women at the turn of the 21st century. The comic has served as an inspiration of now cult film “La Vie d’Adèle” (“Blue is the Warmest Colour”) which won Palm d’or at Cannes Film Festival in 2013, was translated into numerous languages and won the audience award at the International Festival in Angoulême.

Writer

Jul Maroh

Jul Maroh, a multidisciplinary artist and transfeminist activist, tells a story about contemporary intimacy and its political aspects. After the graphic novel Blue is the Warmest Colour, which won various awards and inspired the film of the same name…

Translator

Mirna Šimat

Mirna Šimat (1984) graduated with a degree in French language and literature and Comparative literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. She has worked as a translator since 2006. She has translated many literary genres, ranging from comic books and novels to essays and theoretical works.