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Belle de jour
Belle de jour
Luis Buñuel's 1967 classic returns
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  • 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...