Madame de... (1953)
Pssst, want to check out Madame de... in our new look?
- The Earrings of Madame de...
- 105 min.
- Rating *
- Votes *
* View IMDb information
See all comments
An altogether classy affair from Max Ophuls, immaculately shot, intelligently written and featuring great performances from Charles Boyer as a possessive cold-hearted General and the very beautiful Danielle Darrieux as his manipulative wife who sells her husband's wedding gift of a pair of diamond earrings to clear her debts and increasingly gets caught up in her own lies when she falls in love with another man. Brilliant.
A great film. The most essential Ophuls.
Madame De...: The title of this movie, with the ellipses, is pronounced "Madame duuuuuuhh" (It's even spoken out loud during the film!)
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!
In 12 official lists
View all lists this movie is in
This movie ranks #18 in Stanley Kubrick, Cinephile
This movie ranks #33 in Cahiers du cinéma 100
This movie ranks #38 in Times' 100 Best French Films
This movie ranks #117 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
This movie ranks #119 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
This movie ranks #139 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
This movie ranks #143 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
This movie ranks #252 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
This movie ranks #258 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
This movie ranks #335 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
This movie ranks #458 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
This movie ranks #469 in The Criterion Collection