Claude Chabrol / FR, 1991 / 142 min.
A meticulous adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s literary classic of the same name of 1856. Emma, the daughter of a well-to-do farmer, dreams of a completely different, exotic and romantic life. Isabelle Huppert plays the role of the novel’s doomed heroine Emma Bovary.
Le monde d'Isabelle Huppert
Intense and hypnotising, cool and on fire: this summer at Eye the spotlights are on actress Isabelle Huppert. In July and August Eye offers a tribute to the phenomenal French actress with a programme featuring more than thirty films, interviews, guests and Q&As.