mauriac mauriac

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  • (n) French novelist who wrote about the conflict between desire and religious belief (1885-1970)

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  1. Watch: Audrey Tautou Struggles With an Unhappy Marriage in New Trailer for 'Thérèse'

    The trailer is in for the Audrey Tautou drama "Thérèse" (not to be confused with the Elizabeth Olsen-fronted period piece of the same name). The film is the late director Claude Miller's last.  The French drama is based on the 1927 novel by François Mauriac about a woman cut from the same cloth as Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina, stifled by her loveless marriage and dull provincial life. Thérèse ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

  2. Exclusive: Audrey Tautou in Luscious Poster For 'Thérèse,' Not To Be Confused With the Elizabeth Olsen Movie of the ...

    Opening within a month of each other is the Audrey Tautou starring drama "Thérèse" and the Elizabeth Olsen fronted thriller "Therese." The title (minus the accents on the former) isn't the only thing the two projects have in common: Both are period projects, headlined by recognizable stars and based on famous French novels (Tatou's project is based on "Thérèse Desqueryroux" by François Mauriac ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

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