Housewife Severine Serizy spends her quiet and bored afternoons getting lost in amorous fantasies. When her friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel operates nearby, Severine pays a visit to its Madame Anais and agrees to work her afternoons there under the name Belle de Jour. But as time goes on and events change, Severine wonders whether she can return to her normal life.
This drama by the legendary Spanish director Luis Bruñuel is one of his most successful films, winning the Golden Lion at the 1967 Venice Film Festival.
“offers a shrewd, scabrous commentary on social and gender relations” The Guardian