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Sequel to Buñuel's film BELLE DE JOUR. An elderly Henri Husson espies Severine at a concert in Paris and is filled with his old desire for her when he knew her years ago as a secret prostitute with a wheelchair-ridden husband. However, over dinner together, she reveals that she is no longer the same person he knew, now being an elderly widow filled with guilt and a desire to retire to a convent.

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