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Gustave Flaubert (novel)
Heidi Thomas (screenplay)
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Release Date:
6 February 2000 (USA) See more »
A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Tim Fywell 
Writing credits
Gustave Flaubert (novel)

Heidi Thomas (screenplay)

Produced by
Cahal Bannon .... associate producer
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer: WGBH
Bernard Krichefski .... producer
Tony Redston .... producer
Hilary Salmon .... executive producer
David M. Thompson .... executive producer
Original Music by
John Lunn 
Cinematography by
Chris Seager 
Film Editing by
Roy Sharman 
Casting by
Sarah Bird 
Production Design by
John Paul Kelly  (as John-Paul Kelly)
Art Direction by
Niall Moroney 
Anne Seibel 
Set Decoration by
Sara Wan (uncredited)
Costume Design by
Anushia Nieradzik 
Makeup Department
Ashley Johnson .... makeup artist
Vivien Riley .... makeup designer
Felicity Wright .... makeup artist
Production Management
Alistair Hopkins .... post-production supervisor
Christine Raspillère .... production manager: French
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arnaud Boquier .... second assistant director: French crew
Connie Boylan .... second assistant director
Alexandra Cooper .... third assistant director
Sam Hill .... first assistant director
Art Department
Barry Arnold .... stand-by props
Chris Arnold .... stand-by props
Roy Chapman .... dressing props
James Fennessy .... Scenic painter
Barry Gibbs .... property master
Gregoire Lemoine .... production buyer: France
Tom Lowen .... stand-by rigger (as Tommy Lowen)
Emma MacDevitt .... stand-by art director
Darryl Paterson .... dressing props
Anne Seibel .... art director: France (as Anne Seibel)
Bryan Smith .... stand-by carpenter
Glenn Start .... stand-by painter
Roger Tyrell .... construction manager
Sara Wan .... production buyer
Frank Howe .... drapes master (uncredited)
Sound Department
Philip Bothamley .... dubbing editor (as Phil Bothamley)
Fiona Curran .... dubbing editor
James Harris .... third man sound
Billy Mahoney .... dubbing mixer
Shaun Mills .... boom operator
Leon Minas .... foley recordist
Santiago Recio .... sound re-recording mixer
Roger Slater .... sound recordist
Nigel Squibbs .... foley editor
Special Effects by
Mark Holt .... special effects
John Markwell .... special effects
Richard Hammatt .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Anthony .... electrician
Jon Beacham .... clapper loader
Barry Davis .... electrician
Ele Denman .... camera trainee
Darren Harvey .... best boy
Jeremy Hiles .... camera operator
Bob Hunt .... electrician
Stuart King .... gaffer
Micky Patten .... grip
Kim Seber .... focus puller
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Russell Barnett .... costume assistant (as Russell Barnet)
Caroline Hume .... costume design assistant
Dulcie Scott .... wardrobe supervisor
Berenice Wright .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Chris Beeton .... telecine operator
Bridgette Williams .... assistant editor
Music Department
Paul Golding .... music scoring engineer
Other crew
Mathieu Baillargeon .... production team member: France
Jean Phillippe Baudart .... production team member: France
Amanda Black .... production coordinator
Joanie Blaikie .... production executive
Maggie Boyd .... script supervisor
Sarah Brown .... assistant script editor
Sarah J. Brown .... assistant script editor (as Sarah Brown)
Nina Cunningham .... production runner
Sammi Davis .... production secretary
Claire Deloire .... production secretary: France
Monique Eydan .... production accountant: France
Nick Fulton .... location manager: UK
Pierre-Hugues Galien .... production team member: France
Jane Gibson .... choreographer
Jamie Lengyel .... location manager: France
Emma Pill .... location manager: UK
Rachel Plose .... production accountant
Pier Wilkie .... script editor
Michael Wood .... production executive

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180 min | Sweden:153 min | Finland:158 min (2 parts)
Aspect Ratio:
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Continuity: The power of attorney document had already begun to smolder before Emma grabbed it back out of the fire, so it could not have been crisp and flat and an undamaged white color when Charles was holding it a moment later and refused to burn it himself.See more »
Leon:My mind's exercised enough. My mind's worn out with exercising. It's like a mouse on a wheel; like a piston in an engine. It never stops.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Unholy Love (1932)See more »


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9 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
The book is much better, 5 August 2006
Author: Nico Koolsbergen from Netherlands

The book - I read it one day before I watched the film on DVD - is (as often) much better. It sounds like a cliché but it's a fact. It's difficult to understand the motives of Madame Bovary and one simply needs hundreds of pages to describe what's going on in her mind.

Of course the movie omits many details of the original story. Yet the actors who perform the personages of Bovary, Homais, Lheureux and many minor roles are cast well. However, Frances O'Connor is not a credible Madame Bovary. I think it is difficult to find a actress for this complicated character. I could not help imagining that Emma Thompson might have been a much more sympathetic and understandable Emma Bovary.

Yet I think the BBC deserves a 7 out of 10 for this attempt to represent Flaubert's masterpiece.

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