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Wasikowska and Lloyd-Hughes in the latest big-screen adaptation of Madame Bovary. The movie's director has trimmed some of the book's characters from the film but depicts Emma's world in a style that is faithful to Flaubert's classic.

Promises that are not delivered

Jul 31, 2015 5:50 AM

FOR most of us, life is a series of unremarkable events punctuated by moments of joyful clarity and littered along the way with disappointments big and small. The pragmatists cope as best they can, while others escape the banal by imagining that life has much more in store for them than it