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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

Writers:

Gustave Flaubert (novel), Heidi Thomas (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frances O'Connor ... Emma Bovary
Greg Wise ... Rodolphe
Eileen Atkins ... Marie Louise
Hugh Bonneville ... Charles Bovary
Keith Barron ... L'heureux
Jessica Oyelowo ... Felicite
Trevor Peacock ... Rouault
David Troughton ... Homais
Joe McGann ... Paul
Stanley Lebor ... Binet
Joe Roberts Joe Roberts ... Justin
Mary MacLeod Mary MacLeod ... Madame Lefrancois
Phillip Manikum Phillip Manikum ... Lestiboudois
Hugh Dancy ... Leon
Desmond Barrit ... Guillaumin
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Storyline

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. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, and next she takes a lover. When he refuses to run away with her, she takes up again with the law clerk. Her spending on dresses and furnishings mounts; these debts and her ill-advised professional counsel to her husband bring his ruin. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bovaryné See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was released on DVD in 2012 with 158 minutes. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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.
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Version of Madame Bovary (1947) See more »

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Nudity and sex
10 July 2018 | by missj-24678See all my reviews

I'm a person who searches IMDb guidelines for this, but found none. So, just a warning to others who feel the same as I do.


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