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232 Ratings

Belle toujours

Directed by Manoel de Oliveira
France, Portugal, 2006


38 years after the events in the Luis Buñuel classic Belle du jour, Henri Husson thinks he sees Séverine one night at a concert. He follows her and makes her face her past and then takes a slow revenge on her.

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Belle toujours Directed by Manoel de Oliveira

Critics reviews

Husson arranges a meeting with a reluctant Severine many decades later, and de Oliveira stages their dinner like a lush religious ceremony, albeit one with a couple of witty and pungent punch lines.
October 20, 2006
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