Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates, Rupert Friend, Felicity Jones, Frances Tomelty, Anita Pallenberg, Harriet Walter, Iben Hjejle, Toby Keddell
Directed by Stephen Frears
Stephen Frears directs this romantic drama set in 1920s Paris, based on the novel by Colette.
Michelle Pfeiffer stars as Lea de Lonval, a famed courtesan on the verge of retirement.
At the request of her former colleague and rival Madame Peloux (Kathy Bates), Lea agrees to spend a few weeks initiating Peloux's 19-year-old playboy son Cheri (Rupert Friend) into the ways of love.
However, their liaison unexpectedly blossoms into a full-blown romance, and the infuriated Peloux takes her revenge by forcing her son to end his passionate affair and marry a wealthy young woman.
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (15)
- EAN: 5060002836538
- Catalogue number: P925601000
- Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Ent.
- Release date: 21/09/2009
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour