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Film review: Madame Bovary fails ...
Melbourne Age

Film review: Madame Bovary fails ...

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars When Gustave Flaubert's first novel came out in 1856, there was a very French reaction they put the language of the book on trial. The ostensible charge was obscenity, but the trial went much deeper. The prosecutor argued ... Melbourne Age, 5 hours ago

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Graduation, notions of beauty belong to community

By Daniel J. Bauer Gustave Flaubert's great novel Madame Bovary builds itself around a series of rich and complex community events. These events in the hands of Flaubert can be elaborate indeed. But the event itself need not be. The description of ...
 China Post6 days ago 'Madame Bovary' Infantilizes Gustave Flaubert's Protagonist (Review)  Fnews.com1 week ago 'Madame Bovary' may just be an unfilmable book  Christian Science Monitor3 weeks ago Movie Review: Mia Wasikowska plays Madame Bovary in a passable take on the great novel  Fnews.com3 weeks ago
The Wrap

French drama with erotic overtones

Gemma Bovery - Trailer 1:47 Play video In this vibrant seriocomic re-imagining of Flauberts literary classic Madame Bovary, life imitates art in uncanny ways when earthy British beauty Gemma Bovery and her furniture restorer husband Charles move to ...
 Brisbane Courier-Mail1 month ago Life imitates art in a French accent in the charming Gemma Bovery  Brisbane Courier-Mail1 month ago Gemma Bovery Review: Literary Comedy Puts a Feminist Spin on an Old Classic  The Wrap1 month ago Parroting Flaubert: Gemma Bovary  The L Magazine1 month ago
Miami Herald

'Madame Bovary' lovely but as constrained as Flaubert's heroine

It may be, as the proverb states, that inside every fat person there is a thin one trying to get out, but it is likely not true that inside every great novel there is a fine film struggling to be made. A case in point, and not for the first time, is ...
 Los Angeles Times3 weeks ago Movie review: The latest attempt at 'Madame Bovary' is lovely, but so severe it's hard to get excited about it  Miami Herald2 weeks ago
The Wrap

The new 'Madame Bovary' also doesn't know how to adapt Flaubert

Madame Bovary Director: Sophie Barthes Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller Rating: R 2 (out of 5) Globes Legendary editor and sound designer Walter Murch once claimed the three true fathers of cinema were Thomas Edison, Ludwig Beethoven and ...
 Metro.us3 weeks ago This Madame Bovary totally lacks passion  New York Post3 weeks ago Madame Bovary Review: Mia Wasikowska Can't Save This Shallow Riff on a Classic  Fnews.com3 weeks ago Sophie Barthes Madame Bovary Just Doesn't Live Up to Previous Adaptations  Fnews.com3 weeks ago

Books that changed me: actor Emily Milledge shares four favourites

Emily Milledge's world has been shaped by Mary Shelley, Gustave Flaubert, Sarah Maza and, not surprisingly, L. Frank Baum. Emily Milledge​ is an Australian actor whose recent theatre credits include Carrie: The Musical, The Good Person of ...
 Harden Express1 month ago

Gemma Bovery: Flaubert for the 21st Century

A film offers a new take on the classic novel. Gemma Bovery, the new French film directed by Anne Fontaine (Coco before Chanel) and based on the witty graphic novel by Posy Simmonds, is something of a satiric take on Flaubert's famous novel Madame ...
 National Review1 week ago Gemma Bovery versus Madame Bovary  National Review1 week ago

War, Russia, Poverty: Europeans 'negative' view of Ukraine

It was French writer Gustave Flaubert who said there is no truth, only perception. According to the Institute of World Policy in Kyiv, Europeans have a rather negative image
 NigerianHerald.com1 week ago War, Russia, Poverty: Europeans' 'negative' view of Ukraine  EuroNews1 week ago

Gemma Bovery Is a Romance Whose Lead Aches for a Tragedy

A romance about wanting to see a romance, a comic tragedy about an onlooker willing something tragic, Anne Fontaine's Flaubert-inspired meta-pleasure Gemma Bovery takes as its subject the act of watching the lives around us - and of wishing those ...
 Topix3 weeks ago

Time to rethink jailing the poor

Photo: AFP/ Gustave Flaubert portrayed a woman led to self-destruction by her life situation. A year or two back, I read Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary with some first-year college students. Initially sympathetic to Emma Bovary's hopes ...
 San Francisco Chronicle.com4 weeks ago
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