Madame Bovary (1953)

One rainy night, Emma, wife of a country doctor named Charles Bovary, keeps staring at the Marquis d'Andervilliers's invitation to his ball where she had so much fun. She is very much bored... See full summary »

Director:

Claude Barma

Writers:

Claude Barma (adaptation), Gaston Baty (play) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Luce Feyrer Luce Feyrer ... Emma Bovary
Yves Vincent ... Rodolphe Boulanger
Jacques Clancy Jacques Clancy ... Léon Dupuis
Claude Arlay Claude Arlay ... Justin
René Bourbon René Bourbon ... L'abbé Bournisien
Nora Costes Nora Costes ... Félicité
René Berthier René Berthier ... Docteur Larivière
Jane Montange Jane Montange ... Madame Homais
Marcelle Deslane Marcelle Deslane ... Madame Lefrançois
Léonce Corne Léonce Corne ... Monsieur Lheureux
Robert Vattier Robert Vattier ... Monsieur Homais
Bernard Hubrenne Bernard Hubrenne ... Récitant / Narrator (voice)
Jacques Morel Jacques Morel ... Charles Bovary
Vallée Valdy Vallée Valdy ... Girard (as Vallet-Valdy)
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Storyline

One rainy night, Emma, wife of a country doctor named Charles Bovary, keeps staring at the Marquis d'Andervilliers's invitation to his ball where she had so much fun. She is very much bored and Charles decides to move the family to Yonville where he is welcomed by pharmacist M. Homais. After some time, Emma falls in love with young Léon who leaves for Paris to study before anything happens although he returns her love. After his departure, Emma starts an affair with a nobleman named Rodolphe and plans to go away with him. As she is about to leave and has made considerable debts, Rodolphe breaks up with her. Emma turns ill and Charles takes her to the Paris opera to change her mind. There they meet Léon and the two lovers arrange to meet secretly. Her debts will catch up with her. Written by Greg Philip {greg_philip@hotmail.com}

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Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 October 1953 (France) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Remade as Madame Bovary (2014) See more »

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