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Gemma Bovery | BF@Í

11
Mar
2020
Gemma Bovery | BF@Í

11 March 2020 7:30 pm



Gemma Bovery | BF@Í
In Anne Fontaine’s comedy, Martin is a baker who has a deep appreciation of one of France’s most celebrated novels, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, in which a young woman’s romantic ideals fail to match the realities of her country life, leading her into two affairs and eventually suicide. One day, Martin meets English newly-weds moving into the house next to his. Their names, Gemma and Charles Bovery, echo the characters of Flaubert’s novel. Bit by bit, he becomes obsessed with the idea that Gemma's behaviour replicates that of her fictional near-namesake, and that she is headed for the same tragic finale. His attempts to intervene prove hilariously disastrous.

A Blayney Film @ Íontas Presentation

Wed 11th March, 7.30pm
 
Season Ticket €25  (Call Box Office 042 9753401)
Standard Ticket €7

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