Films That Are Blue in Colour

Blue is the color of sadness and loss. The movie by Krzysztof Kieslowski looks at how grief works by following the life of a woman who has just lost her husband and child.

Three Colours: Blue (1993)

Barry Jenkins's 'Moonlight' has a soft, deep blue that colors black men at night. It makes the film peaceful and melancholy. David Bornfriend

Moonlight (2016) 

Electric blue is a type of blue that was created when electricity was invented. It is cold and glows in the dark. Bright white and blue light beams are used to make the blue look like it's from a dark and dystopian future.

Blade Runner (1982)

Shunji Iwai is a master at making movies about being alone in a world full of technology. The movie's colors go back and forth between soft whites and blues. The blue scenes are very sad and lonely, but they also have a warm quality to them.

A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (2016)

Blue stands for how Adele and Emma feel about each other. When they first meet and are in love, the blues are very strong. But as they slowly lose love, the blues get lighter.

Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)

A fuzzy mix of memories and pictures put together with talking and editing that doesn't happen in a straight line. The film is mostly blue, which makes you feel calm and nostalgic.

Away With Words (1999)

Lynch's weird and dark look at suburban America and some sadomasochism. The blue makes a strange sense of calm. Like there's something hiding in the dark.

Blue Velvet (1986)