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The Sleeping Beauty Movie Review

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SWEET DREAMS Carla Besnainou in The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
82 minutes
Limited Release Date:
07/08/11
performer:
Julia Artamonov, Carla Besna nou
director:
Catherine Breillat
distributor:
Strand Releasing
author:
60450
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Following 2009’s Bluebeard, French filmmaker Catherine Breillat continues her unique and psychologically, erotically daring deconstruction of classic fairy tales and the female condition. In this assured telling, filled with voluptuous fantasy imagery, an adventurous little girl is destined to fall under a spell at the age of 6, sleep for a hundred years, and awaken at the age of 16. In slumber, she dreams magical scenarios for herself that shape how the reawakened young woman will feel about risk, peril, desire, and Princes Charming. A?

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