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The Earrings of Madame de... 1953

  • Max Ophüls
  • September 16, 1953
  • 105 mins
  • French
  • Drama, Romance
It was her vanity that destroyed her.
In France of the late 19th century, the wife of a wealthy general, the Countess Louise, sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts; she claims to have lost them. Her husband quickly learns of the deceit, which is the beginning of many tragic misunderstandings, all involving the earrings, the general, the countess, & her new lover, the Italian Baron Donati.


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