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Judith Chemla and Jean-Pierre Darroussin star in this French drama co-written and directed by Stéphane Brizé. Based on Guy de Maupassant's novel, the film follows 19th century baroness Jeanne du Perthuis des Vauds (Chemla) as she returns to her parent's estate near the Normandy coast and agrees to marry Viscount Julien de Lamare (Swann Arlaud). However, soon after giving birth to the couple's first child, Jeanne is shocked to discover Julien has been having an affair with their maid Rosalie (Nina Meurisse).

Trapped in an unhappy marriage, things get worse for Jeanne in the years to come as Julien's behaviour shows no sign of changing.

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Judith Chemla and Jean-Pierre Darroussin star in this French drama co-written and directed by Stéphane Brizé. Based on Guy de Maupassant's novel, the film follows 19th century baroness Jeanne du Perthuis des Vauds (Chemla) as she returns to her parent's estate near the Normandy coast and agrees to marry Viscount Julien de Lamare (Swann Arlaud). However, soon after giving birth to the couple's first child, Jeanne is shocked to discover Julien has been having an affair with their maid Rosalie (Nina Meurisse).

Trapped in an unhappy marriage, things get worse for Jeanne in the years to come as Julien's behaviour shows no sign of changing.

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Extras

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Optional English subtitles
  • From the Novel to the Film, by Stéphane Brizé, a featurette in which the director talks about adapting Maupassant's work
  • Making A Woman's Life, interviews with cinematographer Antoine Litslé, and sound engineer Pascal Jammes
  • Stills gallery
  • Original trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original French poster art and newly commissioned UK artwork
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Margaret Deriaz

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035018546
Catalogue Number FCD1684
Product contents 1 disc
Year 2016
Director Stéphane Brizé
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries France
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Sound 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles English
Language(s) French
Running time 119 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 12

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