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...

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