Madame Bovary Poster

Release Date: 2000

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Young and amiable country doctor Charles Bovary (Hugh Bonneville) takes a wife, Emma (Frances O'Connor), after a pleasant courtship. However, Emma's lofty expectations of marriage, and later motherhood, are soon dissolved and replaced by a sense of oppression and mediocrity. Emma takes to overspending and committing adultery to add spice to her life, engaging in affairs with a wealthy man (Greg Wise) and a lawyer (Hugh Dancy) -- steps which may ultimately lead her husband to ruin.

Cast: Frances O'Connor, Hugh Bonneville, Greg Wise, Hugh Dancy, Eileen Atkins, Keith Barron, Desmond Barrit, Adam Cooper

Director: Tim Fywell

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Temptation, Passionate, Wife, House, Escape, Hotel, Marriage, Forbidden love, Doctor, France, Engaging

Awards

Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television