By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated June 27, 2011 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Sleeping Beauty

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  • Movie

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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The Sleeping Beauty

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  • Movie
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  • 82 minutes
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