Gervaise is a French film directed by René Clément based on the novel L' Assommoir by Émile Zola. It depicts a working-class woman in the. Gervaise Macquart, a young lame laundress, is left by her lover Auguste Lantier with two boys Gervaise Macquart Coupeau, une blanchisseuse douce et courageuse. Henri Coupeau - le second compagnon de Gervaise, un ouvrier zingueur. Emile Zola's obscure novel entitled "L'Assommoir" has been made into several films. This is one of the best. In this two hour movie an entire.
The equally gripping Gervaise, his vivid adaptation of Émile Zola's masterpiece L'assommoir, is an uncompromising depiction of a. Gervaise ultimately follows him down the long sad spiral of addiction, destroying her home, her family, and her dreams. Clément's film spares no detail of. Find Gervaise () (NTSC All Region Import - NO English Subtitles) at Amazon .com Movies & TV, home of thousands of titles on DVD and Blu-ray.
An adaptation of Émile Zola's masterpiece L'assommoir, the film is an uncompromising depiction of a lowly laundress's struggles to deal with an alcoholic. Detailed review of the film Gervaise () directed by Rene Clement, and starring Maria Schell, Francois Perier, Jany Holt.