Swann in Love
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This ambitious attempt to film a portion of Marcel Proust's epic novel Remembrance of Things Past stars Jeremy Irons as Charles Swann, a Jewish intellectual who has managed to overcome growing anti-Semitism in 19th century France and travels in an elite social circle. But Swann has become obsessed with Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan who cares more for money than Swann's passion for her. In time they marry, but Swann soon realizes his desire for her is based purely on physical lust for someone with whom he has no rapport, or even much affection, and the relationship begins to erode… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dramas about manners and ostracism in society have been done before and with more punch"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Offers an anatomy of lovesickness as a blend of adoration, fear, pain, jealousy and anguish."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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