The Sleeping Beauty 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… The Sleeping Beauty 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 Nov 23 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1. $123.0 1 $123.0 B-
2.
Big Hero 6
Walt Disney Pictures
$20.1 3 $135.7 B+
3.
Interstellar
Paramount
$15.1 3 $120.7 B-
4.
Dumb and Dumber To
Universal
$13.8 2 $57.5 C-
5.
Gone Girl
Fox
$2.8 8 $156.8 A
6.
Beyond the Lights
Relativity
$2.6 2 $10.1 B+
7.
St. Vincent
Weinstein Co.
$2.4 7 $36.6 B
8.
Fury
Sony
$1.9 6 $79.1 C+
9.
Birdman
Fox Searchlight
$1.9 6 $14.4 A-
10.
Nightcrawler
Open Road
$1.2 4 $27.2 B+
* in millions

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