Madame Bovary (1949)
Editor's NoteBased on Flaubert's masterpiece. A concupiscent and beautiful woman has a series of affairs and finds herself in conflict with conservative 19th century France. Academy Award Nominations: Best (Black-and-White) Art Direction-Set Decoration.
Cast & Crew
|Miklos Rozsa - Composer|
|Robert Ardrey - Screenwriter|
|Jack Martin Smith - Art Director|
|Cedric Gibbons - Production Designer|
|Pandro S. Berman - Producer|
|Ferris Webster - Editor|
|Robert Planck - Director of Photography|
|Vincente Minnelli - Director|
Plot SummaryEmma Bovary, married to a stolid, unromantic doctor longs for a life both more passionate and upper class than her own. In a desperate search for love and satisfaction, she throws herself into torrid love affairs, and puts herself in dire financial straits by living extravagantly. When Emma realizes she will never achieve the exciting lifestyle she so desperately wants, her actions become more extreme, leading to her downfall...