Cert: 18 – Contains strong sexual theme and fetish scenes
Luis Buñuel / France/Italy 1967 / 1h40m / Digital / French with English subtitles
Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page
Luis Buñuel's iconic film tells the story of Séverine (Catherine Deneuve), a beautiful, bored upper middle-class housewife in a loving but sexually frigid marriage, who acts out her fantasies by becoming a prostitute in a brothel. The film moves back and forth between current reality, flashback, and our heroine's fantasies, often leaving it to the viewer to determine which is which. Buñuel stays detached from the proceedings, non-judgmental, coolly unemotional, contrasting lush interiors and chic costuming by Yves Saint-Laurent with dark sexual fantasies and the edgy threat of violence...