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Madam Bovary: Claude Chabrol takes on a classic

For many years Madame Bovary belonged to that classic box of literature labelled ‘unfilmable’. ┬áThe main reason for this is the complex nature of the novels structure. The power of this novel lies not in the plot, but in the characters relationship to what happens to them. Flaubert’s novel is hailed as one of the […]