Desiree (1954)

This fictionalized account of a young Napoleon (Marlon Brando) involves the mistress (Jean Simmons) whom he met before Josephine (Merle Oberon) but continued to love. Though Desiree also marries, to a general, she continues to influence the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 17, 1954
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A dull costume romantic/drama.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

This story framed as a historical account of the only woman to stand up to Napoleon doesn't quite conquer our interest, though it is itself an intriguing piece of Hollywood history due to the presence of Brando in an iconic role. [Blu-ray]

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

A única performance desinteressante da carreira do sempre magnífico Marlon Brando.

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jay nixon
jean simmons and merle oberon are very good, brando affected