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I Am Not Madame Bovary (12A)

1 June

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly
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Winner of Best Film at the 2017 Asian Film Awards, I Am Not Madame Bovary stars prolific actress Fan Bingbing as Li Xuelian, a woman on an inexorable quest for justice. Li and her husband have hatched a plan to get a ‘fake’ divorce to secure an apartment, however her husband then moves in with another woman. In a clever comic commentary on Chinese bureaucracy, Li then proceeds to spend a decade systematically petitioning every state official she can find in an effort to exact retribution. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

Buy a copy of the Sunday Herald on 28 May for your two-for-one voucher, redeemable at the Mon 29 May (20.00) screening of I Am Not Madame Bovary.

£5.50 ticketsFri 26 May (15.00)
  • Director Feng Xiaogang
  • Cast Fan Bingbing, Da Peng, Fan Wei
  • Running time 2h8m
  • Certification 12A: infrequent moderate sex references, references to suicide
  • Country China
  • Year of production 2016
  • Language Mandarin with English subtitles
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