Madame Bovary TV Show Watchlist

Madame Bovary

A three-part BBC adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's 1857 novel about an adulteress's quest for fulfillment. Aired on `Masterpiece Theatre' in 2000.

Rating: TV-14

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Madame Bovary (2000): Episode 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Jan 6, 2004 Subscription

Emma yearns to experience romance. When the handsome Dr. Bovary is called to attend her ailing father, Emma's dreams seem to have come true and they soon marry. However, married life is not as exciting as she thought and her affections begin to stray.

Episode 2 Season 0, Episode 2 Apr 11, 2000 Paid

Emma begins a double life of devoted wife and seductive mistress. When her plans for Charles to become wealthy go sour she turns to Rodolphe for escape only to discover that a ready made family does not fit with his life. A narrow escape from death leaves Emma ready to succumb to domesticity, until a visit to the Opera brings Leon back into her life.