MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 735 this week

Madame Bovary (2014)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 35 users   Metascore: 54/100
Reviews: 3 user | 3 critic | 4 from Metacritic.com

The beautiful wife of a small-town doctor engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 23 May 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 32 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Madame Bovary" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Madame Bovary (2014)

Madame Bovary (2014) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Madame Bovary.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cold Souls (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Paul is an actor who feels bogged down by his participation in a production of Chekov's play, Vanya.

Director: Sophie Barthes
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson, Dina Korzun
Madame Bovary (TV Movie 2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent.... See full summary »

Director: Tim Fywell
Stars: Frances O'Connor, Greg Wise, Eileen Atkins
Madame Bovary (1991)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary). To escape boredom, she throws herself into love ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-François Balmer, Christophe Malavoy
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.

Director: Noah Baumbach
Stars: Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver
Busted Walk (2011)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Director: Steven Tanenbaum
Stars: Kristen Abate, Megan Armitage, Kevin Breznahan
Madame Bovary (1949)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.

Director: Vincente Minnelli
Stars: Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin
Stoker (2013)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, Matthew Goode
Biography | Drama

Mary Shelley strikes a Faustian bargain with her alter ego as she works on her seminal novel.

Director: Coky Giedroyc
Stars: Sophie Turner, Taissa Farmiga, Jeremy Irvine
Trainwreck (2015)
Comedy

Plot details are being kept under wraps.

Director: Judd Apatow
Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Brie Larson, Tilda Swinton
Happiness (2006)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

What if happiness was for sale?

Director: Sophie Barthes
Stars: Elzbieta Czyzewska
Crimson Peak (2015)
Horror

Young author Edith Cushing discovers that her charming new husband is not who he appears to be.

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain
Drama | Thriller

Based on a psychology experiment conducted by Zimbardo in 1971.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Stars: Michael Angarano, Ezra Miller, Billy Crudup
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
Henriette
...
The Marquis
...
Luke Tittensor ...
Hippolyte
...
L'Abbe Bournisien
...
Monsieur Rouault
Morfydd Clark ...
Camille
Edit

Storyline

The beautiful wife of a small-town doctor engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 August 2014 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
TIFF 2014 - Madame Bovary - Cinema Scope Review
5 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

By Jay Kuehner - In Cinema Scope Online, TIFF 2014

Renoir, Chabrol, Oliveira and Minnelli, among a host of others, have all taken a cinematic crack at Flaubert's realist chef d'oeuvre, but surprisingly, the young French director Sophie Barthes—for whom the book is part of an inherited cultural DNA—is the first woman to adapt the original "modern realist" novel, and not for nothing. Barthes exhumes the intrinsically proto-feminist appeal of Emma B's solutions to the stifling inertia of a sensually enervating marriage (o a reputable doctor who attends to all bodies but hers. As channelled through Mia Wasikowska's ambiguous embodiment, Barthes' Emma is both reluctant and unrepentant in her adulterous affairs. It's a sympathetic rather than critical treatment, but none the less cautionary for conflating Emma's self- actualization with her further disillusionment and inevitable entrapment. Such is the lasting value of Flaubert's precision in describing the eternally imprecise condition of longing.

Barthes' points of departure condense Emma's circumscribed habitat, both material and temporal: her exquisite attempts to dress the part effectively colour-code her erotic life (while sinking her into debt with a dandy creditor gamely named L'Heureux), as time bears down crushingly (Emma seizes in vain the metronomic dread of the grandfather clock). Tonally, the naturalistic look and not too-affected delivery create a bristling modern vibe that's not willfully anachronistic (no Converse sneakers for Emma). Most crucially and delectably, it is language—Flaubert's mots précises—that sways with seductive power and portent, which Barthes taps for all its symbolic suggestion. Indeed, the vicissitudes of desire leave even the most ardent romantics sniffing for orange blossoms beneath an apple tree. Perpetually pleasant-looking, the film—like Emma—revels in appearances but is about feeling unpleasant, even after the corset is unbound. Bovary, c'est nous.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
First look cgrc
Discuss Madame Bovary (2014) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?