His works set against the backdrop of a post-Napoleonic France, the ambitious French novelist Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) is considered one of the founding fathers of literary realism. This documentary profiles the remarkable life and times of the man best known for the massive collection of writing comprising The Human Comedy. Features include dramatic reenactments from Balzac's life and interpretation and analysis from noted Balzac scholars.
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Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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