Belle De Jour (dvd)

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DVD (Widescreen 1.66) | Director: Bunuel, Luis | Starring: Piccoli, Michel - Deneuve, Catherine - Page, Genevieve | Criterion | 01/17/2012 | 00715515088916
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Belle De Jour (dvd)

"The porcelain perfection of Catherine Deneuve (Repulsion) hides a cracked interior in the actress’s most iconic role: Séverine, a chilly Paris housewife by night, a bordello prostitute by day. This surreal and erotic late-sixties daydream from provocateur for the ages Luis Buñuel (Viridiana) is an examination of desire and fetishistic pleasure (its characters’ and its viewers’), as well as a gently absurdist take on contemporary social mores and class divisions. Fantasy and reality commingle in this burst of cinematic transgression, which was one of Buñuel’s biggest hits."

Sâeverine, a frigid, beautiful young woman married to a doctor, indulges her sexual fantasies by working at a brothel on weekday afternoons.

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