Film

The Earrings of Madame de…

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Dir. Max Ophuls (1953) The ultimate coquette, Danielle Darrieux, playing the surname-less comtesse of the title, sets the plot of Max Ophuls’s supreme 1953 tragedy in motion by selling jewels given to her by her husband—sparking a chain of regifting that leads to heartbreak.

Wed., June 13, 1:30 p.m.; Thu., June 14, 1:30 p.m.; Fri., June 15, 1:30 p.m., 2012