New Movies: Belle de Jour

French Actress Catherine Deneuve is only 24, but she is already a veteran of 22 films in which she has been seduced almost as often as Bardot. She is also France's fastest-rising female star, and is currently on view in the U.S. in three thoroughly dissimilar films. Benjamin is a frivolous froth of a costume piece, dedicated to the proposition that upper-class sex in 18th century France was frisky, witty, pretty and piquant. The Young Girls of Roche fort, a disappointing follow-up to Jacques Demy's ethereal The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, is a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!