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Sleeping Beauty

  • Release Date: Jul 08, 2011
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 22 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director:Catherine Breillat

Synopsis

Provocative French filmmaker Catherine Breillat offers an idiosyncratic variation on a classic fairy tale with this fantasy. Young Princess Anastasia (Carla Besnainou) runs afoul of an ill-tempered witch who puts a curse on her, but while the witch initially condemns the princess to death, three fairies (Dounia Sichov, Leslie Lipkins, and Camille Chalons) are able to change the spell, so instead the girl will fall into a deep sleep at the age of six and wake up 100 years later, when she will appear to be...more

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4.0

69 out of 100 Metascore®

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