Severine is a beautiful young woman married to a doctor. She loves her husband dearly, but cannot bring herself to be physically intimate with him. She indulges instead in vivid, kinky, erotic fantasies to entertain her sexual desires. Eventually she becomes a prostitute, working in a brothel in the afternoons while remaining chaste in her marriage. Written by
James Meek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Luis Bunuel's Masterpiece of Erotica!
Did You Know?
In a 2004 interview Catherine Deneuve
revealed that making the film "wasn't a terribly positive experience" for her. She felt that Luis Buñuel
had been isolated from the actors by the producers, and there had been a breakdown in communication as a result. She felt "very exposed in every sense of the word," she said, "but very exposed physically, which caused me distress; I felt they showed more of me than they'd said they were going to...There were moments when I felt totally used. I was very unhappy." See more
Marcel breaks the glass and oval frame to vent his anger. The same frame and picture are unbroken later. See more
Pierre, please, don't let the cats out.
Referenced in Belle de Lyon