Madame Bovary


2h 10m 1991

Brief Synopsis

The story of a 19th Century farmer's daughter who dreams of a life of romance, is dulled by her marriage to a provincial doctor, finds passion with a philandering aristocrat, and who, in time, abandoned and blackmailed, commits suicide.

Film Details

Also Known As
Mme. Bovary
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Dda Public Relations; Fr3 Films Productions; Mk2 International; Mk2 International
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Company; Arrow Film Distributors; Metropolitan Filmexport; New Vision Films
Location
Lyons-la-Foret, Normandy, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m

Synopsis

The story of a 19th Century farmer's daughter who dreams of a life of romance, is dulled by her marriage to a provincial doctor, finds passion with a philandering aristocrat, and who, in time, abandoned and blackmailed, commits suicide.

Film Details

Also Known As
Mme. Bovary
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Dda Public Relations; Fr3 Films Productions; Mk2 International; Mk2 International
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Company; Arrow Film Distributors; Metropolitan Filmexport; New Vision Films
Location
Lyons-la-Foret, Normandy, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m

Award Nominations

Best Costume Design

1991

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States December 25, 1991

Released in Australia September 10, 1992

Released in England May 28, 1993

Released in France April 3, 1991

Released in Luxembourg July 31, 1991

Released in United States July 2, 1992

Released in United States on Video July 2, 1992

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1991

The MPAA rating of PG-13 was surrendered for theatical release then re-assigned for video.

Began shooting September 3, 1990.

Completed shooting November 23, 1990.

Shown at Moscow International Film Festival July 8-19, 1991.

Shown at Valladolid Film Festival October 18-26, 1991.

color

dialogue French

subtitled

rtg MPAA PG-13

The investment by the Club des Investisseurs, comprised of Credit Lyonnais, Credit Agricole, Credit National, Epargne de France, Caisse des Depots and Sodete, was guaranteed by the French government's Institute pour le Financement du Cinema et des Industries Culturelles (IFCIC).

Released in France April 3, 1991

Released in United States July 2, 1992

Released in United States on Video July 2, 1992

Released in Luxembourg July 31, 1991

Released in Australia September 10, 1992

Limited Release in United States December 25, 1991

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1991