Claude Chabrol’s “Madame Bovary” is a seemingly meticulous adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s ever-astonishing novel that, on its publication in 1857, was unsuccessfully prosecuted by the French Government for “immorality.” In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire, Emma Rouault, marries a dull country doctor, Charles Bovary. To escape boredom, she throws herself into love affairs, and runs up ruinous debts.
La Médiathèque is having a makeover! It will be closed on June 27-28-29, and from August 28 to September 2. La Médiathèque will relocate in La Galerie from June 30 to August 26!