A Patch of Blue (2000)

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Shelley Winters won an Academy Award for her searing performance as Rose-Ann d'Arcy in A Patch of Blue. The star, however, is not Winters but Elizabeth Hartman, cast as d'Arcy's blind, sensitive daughter, Selina. A venomous prostitute, Rose-Ann treats both Selina and grandfather Ole Pa (Wallace Ford) like dirt. Fortunately, Selina finds a way out via the kindly Gordon Ralfe (Sidney Poitier), who befriends Hartman and tries to open up doors for her previously closed by her selfish mother. Despite … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Guy Green, Elizabeth Kata
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 4, 2003
Runtime:
MGM Home Entertainment

Cast


as Selina D'Arcey

as Gordon Ralfe

as Rose-Ann D'Arcey

as Mark Ralfe

as Mr. Faber

as Yanek Faber

as Selina age 5

as Mrs. Favaloro

as Mr. Favaloro
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Critic Reviews for A Patch of Blue

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A wonderful twist on the adage that love is blind.

Full Review… | August 15, 2011
Cinema Sight

A beautifully moving film.

October 8, 2005
Fantastica Daily

Effective drama that was something of a breakthrough at the time.

September 11, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

April 11, 2009
ColeSmithey.com

Audience Reviews for A Patch of Blue

Great lines and characters/performances.
An amazing movie about tolerance and love.



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Rubia Carolina

Super Reviewer

Beautiful, and racially provactive, Blue is embarassingly raw and real.

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Spencer S.

Super Reviewer

Love is color blind.

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Wahida K

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