Madame De...

  |  Book Tickets: 10/07/2000
  |  Buy to Own: 10/07/2000
  |  105 min
Rated U by the BBFC


French drama based on the novel by Louise de Vilmorin. The film revolves around an 18th century Countess (Danielle Darrieux) who sells off the earrings given to her as a wedding gift from her officer husband, in order to clear some debts. This action sets in motion a number of events that jeopardise her social position and threaten to destroy her marriage. Influential critic Andrew Sarris regarded Max Ophüls' elegant melodrama as the greatest film of all time.

Contains no material likely to offend or harm
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