French Film Week: BELLE DE JOUR
November 9-15, daily showtimes
We’re taking a look back to the 1960s at the early work of French icon Catherine Deneuve. Join us for the Opening Night Dinner and screening of Belle de Jour or catch one of the daily showtimes. Nicolas Torres, the Consulate General of France in New Orleans, Attache of Cooperation for French, will join us at the Opening Night Dinner for a discussion on French cinema.
Beautiful young housewife Séverine (Deneuve) cannot reconcile her elaborate fantasies with her life alongside her straight-laced husband. When her friend mentions a secretive high-class brothel she begins to work there during the day under the name Belle de Jour. Drama, 1967, 100 min., R.
Presented by the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France and the Consulate General of France in New Orleans, Centenary Film Society, Centenary Department of Foreign Languages and the Community Foundation of North Louisiana