Before or after watching Hollywood Reporter critic Kirk Honeycutt talk about Stephen FrearsCheri, which has broken through as the biggest (and only) big hit of the Berlin Film Festival, consider this Sunday, 2.8 article by The Film Experience‘s Nathaniel R., who’s taken the time to real the Colette novel that the film is based upon. The period drama stars Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates and Rupert Friend.

Note: Apologies for this story and five or six others having disappeared earlier this afternoon.