By Lawrence O'Toole
Updated December 09, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST
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Belle Epoque

type
  • Movie

Prizewinner is not the first word that comes to mind watching Belle Epoque, which earned a Best Foreign Film Oscar. It’s a fanciful and often amusing sex comedy about the erotic adventures of a young deserter (Jorge Sanz) in a household of four hungry young women during the Spanish Civil War. The narrative’s good-natured quality, along with some soothing cinematography, makes it a pleasant-enough affair, but it passes by as gently — and as memorably — as a soft summer breeze.B-

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Belle Epoque

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
director
  • Fernando Trueba

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