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Balzac: A Passionate Life


Directed by Josée Dayan
France, Italy, 1999
Drama, Biography, Romance


Gérard Depardieu — cast partly for his resemblance to Rodin’s sculpture of Honoré de Balzac — plays the French literary genius in this miniseries that focuses on Balzac’s troubled relationships with women and how they inspired his greatest works.

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Balzac: A Passionate Life Directed by Josée Dayan

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