Belle de jour

Luis Buñuel (director, screenwriter)
Joseph Kessel (novel)
Jean-Claude Carriere (screenwriter)
Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Genevieve Page (starring)

Paris: Robert et Raymond Hakim, Circa 1967. Vintage reference photograph of Catherine Deneuve and Genevieve Page from the 1967 film. "Property of The New York Public Library," and "DUPL NYPL" stamps on verso.

Buñuel's first color film, about a bored and directionless young housewife who begins working in a brothel while her husband is at work, with tragic consequences for him and a jealous client involved in organized crime. Winner of the Golden Lion at the 1967 Venice Film Festival.

Set in and shot on location in Paris.

10.25 x 8 inches. Near Fine, with light edgewear at corners and small title annotation in manuscript pencil in bottom margin.

Criterion Collection 593. Ebert I. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Vogel, Film as a Subversive Art. Rosenbaum 1000.

[Book #151988]