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Venus Beauty

  • Film

Time Out says

The beauty parlour of the title offers sanctuary, a window on the world and, perhaps, a somewhat misleading display. Here come women, and men, from various walks, seeking respite and repose, sometimes solace, and a therapeutic lift. Behind the counter, too, the women and girls who work the parlour alternately share and conceal their interior lives - the latter especially in the case of veteran beautician Angèle (Baye), who seems to have resigned from romantic pursuits, negotiating her nocturnal liaisons with business-like dispassion. Plainly, she's ill-disposed for the declaration of helpless love proferred by a perfect stranger, Antoine (LeBihan). A study of relationships in wintertime in the classical French mode, this covers familiar ground to underwhelming effect.
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Release Details

  • Duration:107 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Tonie Marshall
  • Screenwriter:Tonie Marshall, Marion Ventoux, Jacques Audiard
  • Cast:
    • Nathalie Baye
    • Bulle Ogier
    • Samuel Le Bihan
    • Jacques Bonnaffé
    • Mathilde Seigner
    • Audrey Tautou
    • Robert Hossein
    • Edith Scob
    • Marie Rivière
    • Claire Denis
    • Micheline Presle
    • Emmanuelle Riva
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