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Belle de Jour

Belle de Jour

Belle de Jour

cast: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli

year: 1967

colour: no

certificate: 18

director: Luis Buñuel

runtime: 101

Drama Buñuel's cool, elegant version of Joseph Kessel's novel is an amoral comedy of manners. Beautiful, bored and bourgeoise Séverine, married to a surgeon with whom she has never had pleasure, decides to work in a high-class whorehouse in the afternoons. ""It's a pornographic film...by that I mean chaste eroticism"" Luis Buñuel

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