The Council of State agreed with the Ministry of Culture in the business of operating visa granted to the film The Life of Adele, quashing the decision of the Paris Administrative Court of Appeal asking for a review of the prohibition to children under twelve. Promote The close association of traditionalist Catholics, had obtained early December of justice that the ban on under 12 film Abdellatif Kechiche’s The Life of Adele, Golden Palm at Cannes in 2013, is reviewed.
The Administrative Court of Appeal, arguing that « several sex scenes presented realistically » were « likely to offend the sensibilities of the young audience, » asked a new visa review. The Ministry of Culture had immediately announced plans to appeal to the State Council. The latter, in a decision released Wednesday, believes that « if the sex scenes in question, although simulated realism of undeniable character, they are, firstly, free from violence, and secondly, filmed without degrading intention. »