Sunday, March 26, 2017

Madame de... AKA The Earrings of Madame de... (1953) - classic romance/drama from director Max Ophüls, starring Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux and Vittorio De Sica

Rating 8.1/10
Runtime: 100 min
Language: French/Turkish
Country: France/Italy
Directed by: Max Ophüls
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0046022/

Cast

Charles Boyer ... Général André de...
Danielle Darrieux ... Comtesse Louise de...
Vittorio De Sica ... Baron Fabrizio Donati
Jean Debucourt ... Monsieur Rémy
Jean Galland ... Monsieur de Bernac
Mireille Perrey ... La Nourrice

Description: In the end of the Nineteenth Century, in Paris, the futile Countess Louise is spending too much money and decides to sell the valuable earrings her wealthy husband, General André, gave to her in their wedding to the jeweler Mr. Rémy to pay her debts. Then she lies to her husband telling that she has lost them in the theater. When the general resolves to call the police, Mr. Rémy visits his client and discloses the truth about the earrings. General André secretly buys the earrings again and gives to his mistress Lola that is moving to Constantinople. Lola gambles and loses, and needs to sell the earrings. The Italian diplomat Baron Fabrizio Donati sees the earrings in a window of a pawn shop, he buys them. Donati travels to Paris and meets Louise, and they become lovers. He gives the earrings to Louise and she tells another lie to her husband, telling that she found them in her drawer. Her little lies lead the lovers to a tragedy...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_ZlJfT05zZFZYdkk/

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=02284339254948188192


Video and audio information:

Video : 2.43 GB, 3467 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 768x576 (4:3), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 142
Audio : 138/54 MB (main/commentary), 192/75 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1/2 channel(s), 0x55 = AC3/AAC, CBR/VBR


Subtitles (English closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French) posters and screenshots included


Dual audio track information


This movie contains two audio tracks, one is original French, and the other is commentary by film scholars Susan White and Gaylyn Studlar. You can use VLC Player to easily choose between any of audio tracks (Audio => Audio track and switch to main audio track on Track 1, commentary on Track 2)

1 comment:

mecormany said...

Great, obscure under-appreciated film. Thank you for this upload!!