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3.3
35 Ratings

Madeleine

Directed by David Lean
United Kingdom, 1950
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

The story of Madeleine Smith, accused of poisoning her French lover upon discovering that he only wanted her for her money and position.

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Madeleine Directed by David Lean

Critics reviews

Madeleine (1950) is generally regarded as one of David Lean’s rare failures, with even its creator insisting “Madeleine was the worst film I ever made.” Yet it seems to me not only among Lean’s richest works, but also a key title in the history of British cinema.
July 11, 2018
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