Madame Bovary

  • 1949
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Stunningly produced adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's controversial (at the time) novel, directed skillfully by Minnelli. The film is framed with an odd (and only fairly successful) story that features Mason as Flaubert, on trial for indecency following the publication of Madame Bovary. Mason proceeds to detail for the jury (and the viewer) his novel (this...read more