Madame Bovary


60m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Documentary about "Madame Bovary," the 19th century French novel by Gustave Flaubert, the story of a disappointed married woman who is unfaithful to her husband and risks everything for her passions. Author Dalma Heyn talks about how many women today still experience "marriage shock" that can lead t

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Also Known As
Great Books (02/19/00)
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary about "Madame Bovary," the 19th century French novel by Gustave Flaubert, the story of a disappointed married woman who is unfaithful to her husband and risks everything for her passions. Author Dalma Heyn talks about how many women today still experience "marriage shock" that can lead to affairs. Erica Jong, who created a 20th century Madame Bovary in her novel "Fear of Flying," comments on the greatness and selfishness of Madame Bovary and her creator Flaubert.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Books (02/19/00)
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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