The main character (in addition to others) is a prostitute, and sometimes fantasizes about being whipped and being with strangers.
A girl wears a see-through robe in one scene, but nothing is seen except brief shots from behind.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


In the cold countryside, the carriage accompanied by the bell from far to near. Seville and Pierre, dressed in aristocratic costumes, were chatting in the car. In a word, Pierre, like a changed person, roughly ordered the coachman to drag Seville into the woods and whip her. Then Pierre said to the coachman coldly and contemptuously, “she’s yours.”

This is the first daydream. Everything has just begun.

Seville and Pierre are a couple who have been married for one year. Their husband Pierre is a gentle gentleman. He is a doctor and makes money to support his family; His wife Seville has nothing to do all day, drinking coffee, playing tennis and living a decent and empty life of petty bourgeoisie. Gradually, the vulgar daily life made Seville tired. The experience of being molested by men in her childhood often appeared in her memory. It was difficult for her to really combine with her husband who loved her deeply. Her subconscious desire to pursue stimulation came into being. The subconscious that human beings themselves are not aware of will be reflected in the dream in a disguised way. Seville’s masochistic tendency is her distorted psychology caused by long-term depression. She is eager for strong stimulation, which can not be given to her by gentle Pierre and plain life. To outsiders, she is a well-dressed lady; Beside her husband, she is a spoiled and willful little girl; However, no one knows that there is a “self” in Seville’s heart that she doesn’t even know.

In the conversation with her friends, Seville accidentally learned about an underground brothel. Her inner desire seemed to see the outlet. Driven by inexplicable forces, she hesitated to knock on Mrs. Annes’s door and open her own desire door. The first customer was a rich and vulgar businessman. His rudeness made Seville feel unprecedented stimulation and satisfaction. Since then. Seville tore off the mask of a bourgeois lady and became a prostitute who sold her body. She became the “beauty of the day” in the afternoon of Paris.

In the desolate grassland, Pierre dressed up as a farmer and his friend Hassen watched the cattle and horses run by, and Seville in a white dress was tied to a post outside the barn. Pierre and Hassen threw mud into her face and snow-white skirt, shouting obscene words.

This is the second daydream. From then on, she fell into the mud of desire.

Seville didn’t hesitate. When she came back from work for the first time, she burned her underwear and tried hard to wash away the dirt from Mrs. Annes. The above scene always came to her mind. White skirt is a noble identity, while sludge is a dirty desire. However, under the attack of desire, reason gradually retreated. Doctors with abuse tendency, Asian businessmen with abuse and fetishism, Duke of corpse addiction, and Seville tossed among all kinds of men, the abnormal and distorted desire was greatly satisfied. She even walked between her dual identities with ease: she was a cheap prostitute and a machine of desire during the day, and a dignified lady after 5 o’clock; While following the moral standards and arrogantly rejecting the love of her husband and friends, she put aside all morality and pursued crazy desires.

Marcel’s appearance broke the balance of the dual world. He was a fugitive, cruel and tyrannical, but he really fell in love with Seville. He learned the real name of “daytime beauty” and found her home. He tried to make her completely divorced from the mainstream society. When there was a contradiction between the lives of ladies and sluts, Seville wanted to get rid of Marcel. After all, people still use morality to suppress desire and self to suppress ID. Seville needs to vent her desire, but she doesn’t think it’s the norm of her life.

Pierre and his friend Hassen began to duel, while Seville was tied to a book and watched the men fight for her. Pierre defeated Hassen and won Seville.

It was the third daydream, and she decided to return.

Seville’s prostitute life was broken by Hassen, which made her feel panic and don’t know how to explain to her husband. In order to recapture Seville, Marcel shot the bullet at Pierre. Finally, Marcel was killed in the street by the police, and Pierre was seriously paralyzed and accompanied by a wheelchair. Since then, Seville has never had a strange dream of being abused by her husband. Maybe her repressed and distorted desire has been satisfied as a “daytime beauty”? Perhaps in the future, Seville will completely end her dual identity and return to a comfortable and vulgar life.

Pierre got up from his wheelchair and hugged Seville to discuss his vacation plan. On the vagina outside the window, the carriage passed with the bell

Reality and dream are blurred at this moment

“Every beauty in the daytime” is the classic work of Spanish surrealist director Bunuel. The video embodies Freud’s psychoanalysis and expresses a profound criticism of bourgeois alienation of mankind.

According to Freud’s theory, personality is divided into three structures: ID, ego and superego. The ID is full of instinct and desire. It acts according to the principle of happiness and blindly pursues satisfaction. Under normal circumstances, it is in a suppressed subconscious state. Everyone has evil and dirty desires, which has nothing to do with identity, status and moral cultivation. Not only is Seville happy to play the “beauty of the day”, from a vulgar businessman to a noble Duke, from a gangster robber to an internationally famous doctor, The video reveals all kinds of ugly desires of all kinds of people, and the underground brothel is the outlet of desire. The ego is in the middle position and represents rationality and wit. It mainly has the function of defense, suppresses the ID and gives appropriate satisfaction. Superego acts according to the principle of supreme goodness and is the supreme leader of personality, like Seville’s perfect image in social occasions. The subconscious cannot become conscious when one is awake, but in a dream, it will cross the self defense and sneak into the consciousness in the form of camouflage. For example, Seville dreamed that she was bound three times, indicating that her inner desire was bound in reality; The characters in the dream are tuxedos, high stockings, and do deviant acts in the costume of ancient gentlemen and nobles, representing the opposition between people’s self, superego and ID of primitive desire in reality; White clothes, mud, abuse and duel are all closely related to reality.

All human beings have desires and need to vent their desires. Under a superior social system, desire should be reasonably guided and vented, transformed into the driving force of labor or artistic creation, and finally liberated mankind and obtained physical and mental freedom. In the director’s opinion, the capitalist system alienates people into tools, and people are not free. For the proletarians at the bottom, capitalism alienates them into tools of production; As for the bourgeoisie, they either follow the hypocritical moral norms and endure the spiritual repression of empty life, or they are alienated into a tool of desire and sink in stimulation and pleasure. In the video, Seville and the clients use each other’s tool relationship: the clients use Seville to meet their abnormal desires, and Seville also gets physical and mental satisfaction from the clients. Marcel is a special role. His identity as a fugitive and his shabby clothes symbolize that he has nothing. He wants to break this tool relationship and really own Seville. However, he is finally dead on the street. Such a sad and helpless ending is meaningful.

The ending of the video is thought-provoking. Pierre’s “paralysis” and rebirth can be explained in two ways: one is that this is Seville’s fourth daydream. The dream represents her desire to return to normal life after a period of crazy years. After all, “return” is also a subconscious desire, which can be reflected in the dream. First, Seville’s previous experiences were all dreams. She didn’t become a prostitute, and her husband was not shot. Life was as usual, while Seville was just a spiritual derailment and a subconscious debauchery. The whole film is a contrast between dream and reality, which promotes the plot development in the echo of the two. However, at the end, we can’t tell whether it is real or dream.

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