Theatrical Release Date: TBC
Home Ent. Release Date: 27 Sep 2009
Catherine Deneuve stars in her most iconic role) as Severine, the very reserved wife of Pierre (Jean Sorel), prey to masochistic fantasies that reveal her sexual frustration. Driven by curiosity, she secretly pays a visit to a brothel and unknown to Pierre, she soon becomes "Beauty of the Day", the third girl in Madame Anaïs' discreet house of ill repute. She seems to have found an inner peace through the satisfaction of her clients' desires but things turn sour when Marcel (Pierre Clémenti), a loutish regular visitor to the bordello, insists on having Severine all to himself… Also starring Michel Piccoli. Alongside The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie & Tristana, Belle De Jour is Luis Buñuel’s masterpiece and rightly won him the Golden Lion (1967) at the Venice International Film Festival.