(Eco Amaray Case)
Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) and Frances O'Connor (Mansfield Park, the Importance of Being Earnest) star in this splendid adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's dramatic masterpiece. With dreams of escaping her provincial upbringing, Emma Rouault marries local doctor Charles Bovary. But it is not long before she feels constrained and frustrated by married life. Ignoring her devoted husband and immersing herself in romantic fantasies, Emma begins a string of affairs. First, a young student, Lion, captures her imagination, but when the dashing aristocrat, Rodolphe, shows Emma the alternatives to married life, she enters into the affair with body and soul. Romantic and tragic, Flaubert's story of a woman's quest for fulfillment in love is an enduring classic not to be missed.