Alan Bleasdale Presents: Pleasure (DVD)
Alan Bleasdale's modern re-telling of Madame Bovary.
A tale of passion, greed, revenge, and of course pleasure, set in France. Starring Line of Duty's Adrian Dunbar, Jennifer Ehle and James Larkin.
In the French city of Rouen, the beautiful, young but painfully bored Emma wishes nothing more than to escape her dull married life. Her dreams are answered, and her comfortable, peaceful existence soon destroyed, when she answers a lonely-hearts ad.
She meets Gustave, a unsuccessful toy salesman, and potential con man. Together they begin a passionate affair, where they indulge in illicit sex and illegal scams. But parallel to their exhilarating affair, the police are on the hunt for a mysterious masked robber known only as Le Terroriste.
As the stakes rise, and betrayal means Emma finds herself alone, her own talents for deception develop into an overwhelming and obsessive desire for her to get her revenge.
Released as a part of the Channel 4 anthology series Alan Bleasdale Presents, giving a platform for new and up-and-coming talented young writers.
Three years; five remarkable new writers, some of our finest directors and performances of the very highest calibre. Worth every midnight hour." - Alan Bleasdale on the Alan Bleasdale Presents series.
Release Date: 28th May 2018
No. Discs: 1 Disc
Running Time: 105 Mins
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