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Madame de... ( Earrings of Madame de... )

Aka "The Earrings of Madame De...". Max Ophuls' lavish costume drama traces an 18th-century French countess's doomed affair with a handsome diplomat. The earrings of the title, first secretly sold by the countess in an effort to erase her financial debts, find their way back to her husband, and then continue to change hands and turn up at pivotal moments. Stars Danielle Darrieux, Charles Boyer and Vittorio De Sica.

Year: 1953
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, French Cinema, Classic Drama, Best of the 1960s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Classic Cinema
Country: France, Italy
Director: Max Ophuls
Starring: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Vittorio De Sica
Duration: 105 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
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