The Sleeping Beauty

82 minutes

A 19th century princess is cursed to die on her 12th birthday, but her ditzy godmothers turn the curse into a century-long sleep full of fantastical adventures. Playful low-budget rewrite of the classic fairy tale into a sophisticated, witty coming-of-age story.

ARTE France presents a Flach Film Production/CB Films/ARTE France/Marathon production. (World sales, Pyramide International.)
Starring Carla Besnaïnou, Julia Artamonov, Kérian Mayan, David Chausse.
Directed and written by Catherine Breillat; produced by Jean-François Lepetit, Sylvette Frydman; director of photography (colour), Denis Lenoir; art director, François-Renaud Labarthe; costume designer, Rose-Marie Melka; film editor, Pascale Chavance.
Screened: Venice Film Festival - Orizzonti sidebar public screening, Palazzo del Cinema - Sala Darsena (Venice), September 2nd 2010.


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