Belle de Jour

Luis Buñuel’s 1966 tale of sexual repression and expression finds supposedly “frigid” newlywed Catherine Deneuve working in a Paris brothel, catering to a variety of fetishists, unbeknownst to her clueless husband. Belle de Jour is a remarkably weird, funny take on divided consciousness, on the collision between the supposedly normal and the supposedly perverse. And the sweetly serene Deneuve is just plain beautiful to watch. Also screening in this weekend Deneuve tribute are Dancer in the Dark (Fri.) and, on Sat., 8 Women and Potiche. (NR) BRIAN MILLER

Fri., March 11, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., March 12, 1, 3 & 7:30 p.m., 2011

 
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