A Patch of Blue

1965 • 105 minutes
4.7
89 reviews
89%
Tomatometer
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Elizabeth Hartman ("The Fixer") is a warm-hearted impovershed blind girl who falls in love with a black man and refuses to make an issue of their racial differences. Poignant and touching Oscar-nominated romantic drama co-stars Oscar-winner Sidney Poitier ("In the Heat of the Night," "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"). Hartman received an Oscar-nomination and co-star Shelly Winters ("The Poseidon Adventure," "Lolita") won for Best Supporting Actress.
4.7
89 reviews
Annette Martinez
January 26, 2015
And blind girl had developed feeling from someone. Who accepted friendship, More than color. For a black man had to be careful. Of his feelings, He knew that he could not cross that line, For how the white man, Do not accept mixed Today the black man some thinks a black woman, do not accept so it goes both ways,
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Michele K
June 11, 2022
I love this movie. Elizabeth Hartman convinces me she is poor, blind Selina, who falls in love with handsome and caring Gordon. I loved every scene. Every time I watch it, I find another little gem which I may have missed before or didn't appreciate the last time. The acting is superb, especially Hartman, considering the demand of the role and her limited acting experience. She should have won the best performance by an actress Academy Award.
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Rennatha Baughn
March 18, 2022
Yesterday, I watched this film for the very first time in my life and I sincerely state it is indeed worth a sparkling gold crown! The magnificent Sidney Poitier along with the very dazzling dramatic performance of Elizabeth Hartman is quite definitive in proving that "True love is colorblind." Lord have mercy ... Now, I've got a deep crush on Sidney Poitier even though he's no longer living!! Well, I hope and pray I'll meet a doppelganger of him! 😀🥰
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