Thérèse Desqueyroux

Thérèse Desqueyroux

DVD - 2013 | French
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" ... Thérèse, a provincial housewife in 1920s France, [is] suffocating in her arranged marriage to a boorish landowner. When her best friend falls madly in love, Thérèse sees first-hand the awesome power of passionate love and what is missing in her own life. Yearning to break free from the fate imposed upon her, she resorts to extreme measures in a desperate bid for freedom."--Container.
Publisher: Quebec : Métropole Films Distribution : Mongrel Media, ©2013.
Edition: Widescreen.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (110 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm.

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Feb 05, 2014

An unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures.

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ms_mustard
Dec 30, 2013

A melodramatic period piece - Therese imprisoned in her countryside pine forest by family attitudes and conventions.

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flaubert
Nov 07, 2013

A newer version of Mrs. Bovary, with less romantic imagination. She decides to kill her husband... why, exactly? That is the question....

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