I Am Not Madame Bovary



To secure a coveted second apartment in the city reserved for singles, Li Xuelian and her husband Qin Yuhe hatch a plan to stage a fake divorce. But as their scheme unfolds, things take an unexpected turn, and Li Xuelian finds herself embroiled in a web of deceit and corruption that threatens to upend her entire life. After Qin remarries just six months after their divorce, Li becomes enraged and takes legal action by filing a lawsuit with the county court. However, despite her efforts, Li ultimately loses the case. Li, a determined individual, fights for justice but faces constant obstacles from higher authorities. Finally, her reputation is put on the line when Qin accuses her of promiscuity.

Li, a determined individual, spends a decade tirelessly pursuing her case, making an annual pilgrimage to Beijing in search of justice. A determined protagonist encounters formidable resistance from adversaries determined to thwart her every move. Li embarks on a challenging quest to restore her honor and seek retribution for the wrongs inflicted upon her, despite facing numerous obstacles.


  • Feng Xiaogang


Fan Bingbing
Guo Tao
Da Peng
Zhang Jiayi
Yu Hewei


Release Date
Run Time
128 min
Subtitle Language
  • English
Not Rated