December 08, 2021

A weekend with Gustave Flaubert

from December 10 to 13, 2021

December 12, 2021 is the anniversary of the bicentenary of the birth of Gustave Flaubert, born December 12, 1821 in Rouen and died in Croisset, municipality of Canteleu, May 8, 1880. His birth, his life in Normandy until his death , his attachment to this region, in particular as a place for writing part of his work, make Gustave Flaubert a major artist in the history of Normandy, celebrated throughout Normandy. Several meetings are on the program from Friday 10 to Monday 13 December.

InDeauville meetings

Also follow the event on France Télévision

In addition to all these events, television programs are broadcast Monday 13 December 

 9.00 p.m: Diffusion of " I don't like Flaubert "on France 3 Normandy : Co-produced by France 3 Normandie and Scotto productions, this 52-minute documentary is directed by Christian Clères. It was shot in June 2020 in Rouen and Croisset, against the backdrop of Flaubert's life, in partnership with Normandie Images and the Center national du cinéma (CNC).

21.05 p.m : Diffusion of " Emma bovary », Adaptation of the novel by Gustave Flaubert on France 2 : France Télévisions, official partner of Flaubert 21, broadcasts at 21:05 pm on France 2, an adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's novel, Madame Bovary. The eponymous fiction, produced by Didier Bivel, takes as its starting point the lawsuit brought against the writer in 1857 for insulting public and religious morals.

23h : Diffusion of " The Bovary affair ", on France 3 Normandy : Keren production and France 3 Normandie Rouen present a 52-minute documentary, "l'Affaire Bovary" by Stéphane Miquel and Alban Vian. It will be broadcast on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 23:00 p.m. in the “La France en truly” box on France 3 Normandie. 

23.40 p.m : Broadcast on France 3 Normandy a program shot at Franciscans, dedicated to artistic creation, with Philippe Augier, mayor of Deauville, Rodolphe Geisler, writer from Cherbourg, Vincent Blanchard, musician and Bruno Romy, director, screenwriter and actor. 

Elsewhere in Normandy

Coordination has been set up between the founding members which are the city of Ry, the city of Canteleu, the city of Lyons-la-Forêt, the city of Rouen, the city of Le Havre, the city of Évreux, the city de Deauville, the Rouen Normandie Metropolis, the Department of Seine-Maritime, the Department of Eure, the University of Rouen Normandie and the Normandy Region.

All the events in Normandy this weekend

A page dedicated to Flaubert is online

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Residence of the Clock
Empress Eugenie wharf
14800 Deauville
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Place Jean-Mermoz
14640 Villers-sur-Mer
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32 bis avenue Michel d'Ornano
14910 Blonville-sur-Mer
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40 rue du Général Leclerc
14113 Villerville
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20 Place Lemercier
14800 Toques
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Louis Delamare Promenade
(behind the aid station)
14800 Tourgeville
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