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Belle de Jour Reviews

April 13, 2018
"Belle de Jour" is more interesting and provocative than the great run of pictures one ever sees. Bu˝uel's handling of color is gorgeous. And the acting is impeccable.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 3, 2006
A delicacy, a passionate and compassionate study of erotica.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 1, 2006
It is possibly the best-known erotic film of modern times, perhaps the best.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 19, 2006
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
April 11, 2006
This silly little masterpiece regards Deneuve as the goddess of light she really was -- a figment of our collective appetite for the unreal.
May 20, 2003
Every detail has been so carefully thought out that seeing it again is like seeing it in another key.
June 18, 2002
A wise, enormously enjoyable film about the power of fantasy -- a toast to the importance of dreams.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Much of the film works because of the capable acting of Deneuve.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
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.
April 10, 1968
Full Review | Original Score: A