• R, 1 hr. 45 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Luis Bu˝uel
    In Theaters:
    Apr 10, 1968 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 22, 2002
  • Miramax Zoe

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Belle de Jour Reviews

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

September 7, 2011

Variety
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March 26, 2009
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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A delicacy, a passionate and compassionate study of erotica.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: A-

August 3, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It is possibly the best-known erotic film of modern times, perhaps the best.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

July 1, 2006
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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Of all the supposedly challenging attractions playing locally in our supposedly more enlightened era, the most compellingly erotic and entertaining spectacle is still provided by Belle de Jour

Full Review Source: New York Observer

April 19, 2006
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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This silly little masterpiece regards Deneuve as the goddess of light she really was -- a figment of our collective appetite for the unreal.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 11, 2006

Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Renata Adler
New York Times
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Every detail has been so carefully thought out that seeing it again is like seeing it in another key.

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May 20, 2003
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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A wise, enormously enjoyable film about the power of fantasy -- a toast to the importance of dreams.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

June 18, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Much of the film works because of the capable acting of Deneuve.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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The director may have been ahead of his time, but he displays no more compassion for his characters than a psycho killer shows for his victims.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

April 10, 1968
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