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Bluebeard (2009)
"Barbe bleue" (original title)

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An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.

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(fairy tale "La Barbe bleue"), (screenplay)
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Marie-Catherine
Daphné Baiwir ...
Anne
Marilou Lopes-Benites ...
Catherine
Lola Giovannetti ...
Marie-Anne
Farida Khelfa ...
La mère supérieure
Isabelle Lapouge ...
La mère
Suzanne Foulquier ...
Soeur Barbe
Laure Lapeyre ...
Ida
Luc Bailly ...
Le minot
Adrien Ledoux ...
L'émissaire de Barbe Bleue
Jacques Triau ...
L'évêque
Jean Bourlot ...
Le cocher
Rose-Line Fric ...
La couturière
Christian Urbain ...
Le créancier
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An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.

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$2,400,000 (estimated)

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$8,370 (USA) (26 March 2010)

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$32,363 (USA) (14 May 2010)
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Decent film but pales in comparison to Breillat's other work
26 May 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

When I think of Catherine Breillat, I think of Fat Girl, Romance and Anatomy of Hell. Films that delve deep into the complex issues surrounding gender with an unabashedly confident auteur at the helm. Films that had an almost bland style but contained strong performances and incendiary ideas.

Barbe Bleue is a decent film, has some nice visuals (coupled with some really sloppy cinematography) and is pretty good for a made-for-TV movie. Viewers familiar with Breillat's other work, however, will definitely be disappointed.

Long story short, don't see this film. If you're looking for a French period piece, see Queen Margot or Cyrano de Bergerac. If you're a Breillat fan hoping this will be a return to form, you will unfortunately be quite disappointed.


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