Belle De Jour (50th Anniversary Edition)
Not yet reviewed.
Stunningly restored for the 50th anniversary, BELLE DE JOUR is an elegant and erotic masterpiece and undoubtedly Luis Bunuel's most accessible film.
Screen Icon Catherine Deneuve plays Severine, the glacially beautiful, sexually unfulfilled wife of a surgeon, whose blood runs icy with ennui until she takes a day job in a brothel. There she meets a charismatic but sinister young gangster, and ignites an obsession that will court peril.
Bunuel uses diffused lighting, dark colors, and shadows throughout the film to temper the gravity and emotional impact of each uncomfortable scene. Left to our own imaginative devices, the result is a film that is highly unsettling, perverse, and inevitably tragic.
The Last Script
A Story of Perversion or Emancipation?
Commentary by Professor Peter W.Evans
Interview with Jean-Claude Carriere
Masterclass with Diego Bunuel and Jean-Claude Carriere
|Actors||Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page|
|Label||Universal Sony Pictures P/l|
|Consumer Advice||Mature themes, sexual references, violence and coarse language|
|Year of Release||1967|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||DVD|