I Am Not Madame Bovary

I Am Not Madame Bovary
  • 2016
  • China
  • 2h 19min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Xiaogang Feng
  • Cast: Fan Bingbing, Dong Chengpeng, Fan Wei
  • Language: Mandarin
  • UK release: 26 May 2017

Li Xuelian (Fan Bingbing) and her husband (Li Zonghan) pretend to have divorced so that they can have a dream apartment available only to singles; then he meets someone else. Talk, formal and slow dramedy about a woman’s search for justice, which is engagingly eccentric and, despite the mannerisms, beautiful.

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Mitchell and Kenyon Cinema, Preston (0.0 miles)

University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England, PR1 2HE
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Wed 17 Oct


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I Am Not Madame Bovary

22 May 20173 stars

Engagingly eccentric, if overly elaborate Chinese dramedy from director Feng Xiaogang

Think your personal life is complicated? Spare a thought for Li Xuelian (Fan Bingbing), protagonist of this mannered Chinese dramedy. This young peasant woman has undertaken a scam with her husband Qin (Li Zonghan) – pretending they have divorced so as…

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