Desiree (1954)

Director Henry Koster and writer Daniel Taradash speculate mightily in this historical tableau charting the rise and fall of Napoleon (Marlon Brando), all due to his unrequited love for noblewoman Desiree (Jean Simmons). The film takes a… 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