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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.

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Episode 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Jan 7, 2004 $2.99

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.

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 1 Season 0, Episode 1 Apr 10, 2000 Paid

Emma Rouault, expelled from convent school, yearns to experience romance. When her widowed father breaks his leg, the handsome Dr Charles Bovary is called to attend. Emma's dreams come true and soon they marry. But the discovery that married life will not bring a continuing supply of new romantic stimulation comes hard to Emma. She cannot help herself as her affections begin to wander.

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Madame Bovary
Romantic, tragic and, at times, comic, Flaubert's story of the quest for fulfilment in love is an enduring classic. By marrying a local doctor, Emma B (more…)