Madame Bovary Madame Bovary

A country girl Emma Rouault marries a recently bereaved doctor, Charles Bovary, but her love for him does not endure. Whilst Bovary is happy to remain an ordinary provincial doctor, Emma yearns for better things.

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All the films from Histoire(s) du cinéma in order of first appearance. From the DVD website:

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Jean Renoir, Ranked

What Rivette said of Rossellini is true also of Renoir: Renoir is not subtle, he is prodigiously simple. Perhaps to…