By now, you've no doubt heard about Léa Seydoux and her Blue is the Warmest Color costar Adèle Exarchopoulos' tales of duress during the shooting of the racy lesbian love story. Since winning the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the actresses — currently starring in Miu Miu's spring 2014 campaign — have accused director Abdellatif Kechiche of being overly controlling and pressuring them into certain scenes.
According to the latest issue of V Magazine, the 28-year-old Seydoux claims Kechiche also made demands about his leading ladies' beauty choices.
“There was no hair or makeup person on the set," the Prada Candy spokesmodel tells the magazine. "We weren’t allowed to wear makeup at all — so for continuity, we had to redo the blue color every day."
While Seydoux opted to have her hair cropped by a barber in Paris' 18th arrondissement, it was her own director who was often charged with dyeing her hair blue — in the bathtub of an apartment in Lille, no less.
So, is Kechiche a tyrant or simply a perfectionist? And, can you picture Woody Allen or Martin Scorsese ever reaching for the hair dye?
Photo: Via V Magazine.