Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Review of GEMMA BOVERY

by Simon on May 26, 2015 · 0 comments

Many literary critics believe Madame Bovary to be one of the greatest novels ever written. This film – based on a graphic novel that was inspired by Flaubert’s work – can’t be given the same standard of praise. It’s a rather dull and dated affair, sugar coated by the beauty of the landscape and the beauty of Gemma Arterton who plays the title role – a young English woman who, like Flaubert’s protagonist, lolls around Normandy in search of luxury.
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