BELLE TOUJOURS (Manoel de Oliveira, 2006)

Portuguese writer-director Manoel de Oliveira has dedicated Belle toujours, a sequel to Belle de jour (1967), to Luis Buñuel and Jean-Claude Carrière, who together wrote the script from which Buñuel directed his erotic fusion of character subjectivity, his own dreams, and marital reality. That film was based on Joseph Kessel’s 1928 novel. A theme common […]