Watch Désirée (1954)
In Marseille, France, Desiree Clary, a young mill official, was enchanted by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1794, but ended the marriage of Genaral Jean-Baptiste Berandotte and helped Napoleon, who later joined the forces that led to the fall of the emperor. World courtesan Josephine Beauharnais marries Napoleon and becomes Empress of France, but is rejected by her spouse when she is unable to produce the heir to the throne.
This is really high class movie and I really love it. Most movies, even the greatest ones, evaporate like mist once you've returned to the real world; they leave memories behind, but their reality fades free quickly. Not this one. I sat for a long time after the end of Désirée, reflecting on my thoughts. I'm the biggest fan in the world of movies like this. The variety of dialogues, which is the power of this production, excites the viewer, especially against today's movies that are clearly weak and so... Show more
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