Stunningly restored for the 50th anniversary, BELLE DE JOUR is an elegant and erotic masterpiece and undoubtedly Luis Buñuel’s most accessible film.

Screen icon Catherine Deneuve plays Séverine, 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 (Pierre Clémenti), and ignites an obsession that will court peril.

Buñuel uses diffused lighting, dark colours, 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.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • The Last Script
  • A Story of Perversion or Emancipation? – Interview with Dr Sylvain Mimoun
  • Commentary by Professor Peter W. Evans
  • NEW Interview with Jean-Claude Carrière
  • NEW Masterclass with Diego Bunuel and Jean-Claude Carrière
  • NEW Trailer

INCLUDES 6 ARTCARDS

Certificate:
18
Actor:
Catherine Deneuve

Jean Sorel

Michel Piccoli

Geneviève Page

Pierre Clémenti
Director:
Luis Buñuel
Region:
2
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
French
Subtitle Languages:

English

Run Time:
100 mins approx.
studio:
Vintage World Cinema
Theatrical Release Year:
1967

Belle De Jour - 50th Anniversary

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Stunningly restored for the 50th anniversary, BELLE DE JOUR is an elegant and erotic masterpiece and undoubtedly Luis Buñuel’s most accessible film.

Screen icon Catherine Deneuve plays Séverine, 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 (Pierre Clémenti), and ignites an obsession that will court peril.

Buñuel uses diffused lighting, dark colours, 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.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • The Last Script
  • A Story of Perversion or Emancipation? – Interview with Dr Sylvain Mimoun
  • Commentary by Professor Peter W. Evans
  • NEW Interview with Jean-Claude Carrière
  • NEW Masterclass with Diego Bunuel and Jean-Claude Carrière
  • NEW Trailer

INCLUDES 6 ARTCARDS

Certificate:
18
Actor:
Catherine Deneuve

Jean Sorel

Michel Piccoli

Geneviève Page

Pierre Clémenti
Director:
Luis Buñuel
Region:
2
Number of Discs:
1
Main Language:
French
Subtitle Languages:

English

Run Time:
100 mins approx.
studio:
Vintage World Cinema
Theatrical Release Year:
1967
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