French film staring Audrey Tautou – THERESE DESQUEYROUX – out on dvd and Blu Ray

Therese DesqueyrouxTHERESE DESQUEYROUX (12A) 2012 FRANCE    MILLER, CLAUDE                                 DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Based on the François Mauriac’s novel, the film stars Audrey Tautou as the eponymous Thérèse, a cultured and intelligent woman who enters into an arranged marriage in rural 1920s France. The marriage unites  two of the richest families in the Bordeaux area.

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Initially Therese looks forward to the future she will share with her husband Bernard (Gilles Lellouche), but it isn’t long before her happiness turns to restlessness when she learns of her husbands casual anti-semitism and deeply ingrained chauvinism.

Fed up with her limited bourgeois life, Therese longs to move to Paris where a more liberated and decadent lifestyle awaits in contrast to the intellectually stifling one she has at present.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

French Language film notes – http://frenchfilmfestival.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/2013_therese_desqueyroux_presskit_fr.pdf

English Language film notes – http://www.rendezvouswithfrenchcinema.com/presskit/2013/Desqueyrouxpresskit.pdf

 

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