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Madame Bovary

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.

Details

Director

Claude Chabrol

Production year

1991

Country

FR

Original title

Madame Bovary

Length

142 min.

Language

French

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

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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.

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