Madame Bovary

by Jean Renoir2h001933France

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The Normandy countryside, 1839. Emma marries Doctor Charles Bovary in hopes of escaping her stultifying existence and finding romance. But she is soon tired of her dull husband. She starts running up debts and taking lovers. She falls in love with Rodolphe, a young aristocrat who heartlessly abandons her. In despair, Emma commits suicide. Based on Gustave Flaubert's novel.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Set Decoration : Robert Gys, Eugène Lourié
    • Distributor : Gaumont
    • Director : Jean Renoir
    • Scenario : Jean Renoir
    • Original Work Author : Gustave Flaubert
    • Photo Director : Jean Bachelet
    • Production Compagny : Nouvelle Société des Films (NSF)
    • Costume Design : Lazare Medgyès
    • Sound Recorder : Marcel Courmes
    • Editing : Marguerite Renoir
    • Original Music : Darius Milhaud
    • Producer : Gaston Gallimard
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1933
    • French release date : 4 janvier 1934
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : French

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