Belle de Jour Movie Review 1967

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Based on Joseph Kessel's novel, one of director Bunuel's best movies has all his characteristic nuances: the hypocrisy of our society; eroticism; anti-religion. Deneuve plays Severine, a chic, frigid Parisian newlywed, who decides to become a daytime prostitute, unbeknownst to her husband. Bunuel blends reality with fantasy, and the viewer is never sure which is which in this finely crafted movie. French with subtitles.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 100 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Sexcapades, Oldest Profession
Luis Bunuel, Jean-Claude Carriere
Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Genevieve Page, Michel Piccoli, Francesco Rabal, Pierre Clementi, Georges Marchal, Francoise Fabian
Sacha Vierny
Luis Bunuel
Raymond Hakim

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