Catherine Deneuve (right) and Francis Blanche in Belle de Jour.

Catherine Deneuve plays bored housewife-turned-prostitute in Luis Bunuel’s erotic masterpiece Belle de Jour (1967)

French actress delivers a great performance playing Séverine, a tai-tai with masochistic sexual fantasies who takes a job at a brothel, where a vicious young client becomes obsessed about her

Topic |   European films

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Catherine Deneuve (right) and Francis Blanche in Belle de Jour.
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