Two disc 50th anniversary edition of Buñuel biggest commercial – BELLE DE JOUR – issued on dvd

Belle De JourBELLE DE JOUR (18) 1967 FRANCE BUÑUEL, LUIS £16.99
Two disc 50th anniversary edition of Buñuel biggest commercial success with Catherine Deneuve playing Séverine, a beautiful, bored young wife of a wealthy Parisian surgeon, who becomes a high-class prostitute named Belle de Jour during the day.

Belle de Jour lifestyle seems to be bound up with childhood abuse, which Buñuel indicates by
disturbing flashbacks and dreams

In French with English subtitles

Special Features

Interactive Menus

Bonus Footage

Trailers

Interviews: Jean-Claude Carrière (Writer)

Commentary: Professor Peter W. Evans

Other Documentary: ‘The Last Script’, ‘A Story of Perversion or Emancipation?’

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SAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE – staring Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve issued on dvd

MidwifeSAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE (12) 2017 FRANCE PROVOST, MARTIN £15.99
The stable life of midwife Claire Breton (Catherine Frot) is thrown into turmoil by the sudden reappearance of her late father’s former lover Béatrice Sobolevski (Catherine Deneuve), who abandoned both of them three decades earlier.

Sobolevski, now diagnosed with cancer, is shocked to learn of her former partner’s death. However she is now hoping to reconnect with Claire and gradually the pair re-evaluate their contrasting outlooks on life.

 

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTE TO THE MIDWIFE

New York Times review –

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Belgian black comedy – LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT – out on dvd

BRAND NEW TESTAMENTLE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT/BRAND NEW TESTAMENT (15) 2016 BELGIUM DORMAEL, JACO VAN £19.99 In this black comedy God is alive and living in Brussels, mischievously tormenting humans from an outdated PC in a grim apartment. However God’s
daughter decides that someone else would be able to do the job better and she releases the preordained ‘death dates’ of everyone in the city which they receive by text message.

This causes a national panic with people struggling to decide what to do with their remaining time, while others put the decree to the test, flinging themselves off high buildings and finding themselves always evading death in increasingly unlikely turns of fate. Determined to right the wrongs of her father, Ea sets out to create a new testament and selects six apostles to help her, each with their own unrequited desires and wishes. The cast also includes Catherine

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT TO LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT TO LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT

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French movie – DANS LA COUR – issued on dvd

Dans La CourDANS LA COUR (15) 2014 FRANCE SALVADORI, PIERRE £19.99
French comedy drama starring Catherine Deneuve and Gustave Kervern. Depressed eccentric Antoine (Kervern) gets a job as a janitor in an old apartment building in Paris where he takes pleasure in the simplicity of his work and strikes up a friendship with retired resident Mathilde (Deneuve), whose husband worries about her declining mental state.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

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UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG/LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG – re-issued on dvd

Umbrellas of CherbourgUMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG/LES PARAPLUIES DE CHERBOURG (U) 1964 FRANCE  DEMY, JACQUES     DVD – £17.99  BLU RAY – £22.99

A story of lost love, with all the dialogue sung rather than spoken.

Guy, a 20-year old French auto mechanic falls in love with 17-year old Genevieve (played by Catherine Deneuve, in her first screen role)), who works in an umbrella shop. After the couple share a passionate night together, Genevieve falls pregnant and must decide whether to wait for Guy (who has left on a two-year tour of combat in Algeria) or to accept an attractive offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.

In French with English subtitles

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