The Sleeping Beauty (2011) Following 2009's Bluebeard , French filmmaker Catherine Breillat continues her unique and psychologically, erotically daring deconstruction of classic fairy tales and the female condition. In… 2011-07-08 PT82M Drama Julia Artamonov Carla Besna�nou Strand Releasing
Movie Review

The Sleeping Beauty (2011)

SWEET DREAMS Carla Besnainou in The Sleeping Beauty
SWEET DREAMS Carla Besnainou in The Sleeping Beauty
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Jul 08, 2011; Length: 82 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Julia Artamonov and Carla Besna�nou; Distributor: Strand Releasing

Following 2009's Bluebeard, French filmmaker Catherine Breillat continues her unique and psychologically, erotically daring deconstruction of classic fairy tales and the female condition. In this assured telling, filled with voluptuous fantasy imagery, an adventurous little girl is destined to fall under a spell at the age of 6, sleep for a hundred years, and awaken at the age of 16. In slumber, she dreams magical scenarios for herself that shape how the reawakened young woman will feel about risk, peril, desire, and Princes Charming. A–

Originally posted Jun 29, 2011 Published in issue #1162-1163 Order article reprints
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Weekend of Jul 13 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1. $73.0 1 $73.0 B+
2. $16.5 3 $209.0 D+
3.
Tammy
Warner Bros.
$12.9 2 $57.4 B
4. $6.7 5 $172.0 B-
5. $5.9 5 $152.1 B
6.
Earth to Echo
Relativity
$5.5 2 $24.6 C-
7.
Deliver Us From Evil
Screen Gems
$4.7 2 $25.0 D+
8.
Maleficent
Walt Disney Pictures
$4.2 7 $222.0 B-
9.
Begin Again
Weinstein Co.
$2.9 3 $5.3 B-
10.
Jersey Boys
Warner Bros.
$2.5 4 $41.7 B-
* in millions