• The Sleeping Beauty (2010)

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Release Date: July 8th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 8th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Three good witches try to find an antidote for a young princess poisoned by their evil sister.

Cast: Carla Besnaïnou, Julia Artamonov, Kerian Mayan, David Chausse, Leslie Lipkins

Director: Catherine Breillat

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • At its best, The Sleeping Beauty reclaims fairy tales as a kind of oral folk REM state, chewing over anxieties about adulthood, behavior, sex, and belonging in potent symbolic form. show more

  • This film is no fairy tale for children. Not only does it contain nudity and sex, both straight and lesbian, but it also presents childhood as a time of terror. show more

  • Breillat manages to give us a lush, quiet spectacle with The Sleeping Beauty. show more

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