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Belle de Jour
Thursday 20 October - Sunday 30 October

Fall under the spell of Deneuve in this retrospective of fabulously eclectic films from the greatest goddess of the screen.

Highlights include glorious new 35mm prints of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Donkey Skin (Peau d'ane), rare screenings of films by auteur directors Philippe Garrel, Claude Berri and Raul Ruiz and the Melbourne premiere of Changing Times, co-starring Gerard Depardieu.

Full $13 Concession $10
Six session pass: Full $60 Concession $48

Curated by Roberta Ciabarra

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changing times

Catherine Deneuve's fifth collaboration with André Téchiné reunites her with Gerard Depardieu.


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the hunger

Catherine Deneuve is Miriam, an impeccably groomed vampire desperate to arrest the imminent demise of her centuries old and fast-degenerating lover.


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night wind

Catherine Deneuve plays an older woman prepared to humiliate herself in order to hold on to her much younger lover.


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the woman with the red boots

Catherine Deneuve plays a writer, Françoise le Roi, who enters the circle of an elderly millionaire.


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belle de jour

The sublimely beautiful Séverine (Catherine Deneuve) is married to a successful doctor, yet emotionally sealed off in matters of physical intimacy.


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genealogies of a crime

Catherine Deneuve stars in this terrific, genre-skewering murder mystery.


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the umbrellas of cherbourg

Winner of the Cannes Palme d'Or, Catherine Deneuve's incandescent loveliness infuses every frame of Jacques Demy's enchanting '60s musical.


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8 women

Inspired by Hollywood melodramas of the '50s, director François Ozon assembles the crème de la crème au feminin of French cinema.


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repulsion

Roman Polanski achieves the disquieting effect of distorting Catherine Deneuve's startling beauty in his (and Deneuve's) English language debut.


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i love you all

Catherine Deneuve is a thirty-something careerist whose latest break up precipitates an emotional audit of past encounters, passions and separations.


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dancer in the dark

Catherine Deneuve plays the role of a factory 'den mother' opposite the sight-impaired gamin Selma (Bjork) in this audacious grunge musical.


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donkey skin

Based on a 17th Century fairytale, Catherine Deneuve appears in dual roles, as both mother/queen and daughter/princess.


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the last metro

Truffaut biographer Don Allen refers to The Last Metro as the director's "homage" to Catherine Deneuve.


 
 
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