This interrogation of famed 19th century French writer, proto feminist George Sand ,includes discussion with the new early 1970s feminist movement and a critique of the limitations of her progressivism (she opposed the 1871 Paris Commune).
An ode to liberated speech and to the power of words, "those one speaks to others, those one speaks in silence", Alain Tanner's third film is inspired by a poet and a poetic text which deeply affected him as a young director.
Three actresses prepare to go on the road in a theater production of Lysistrata, Aristophanes' classic comic play about women and war. As they re-assess and deal with the problems in their ... See full summary »
A twelve-year-old daughter, Louise dreams of imitating her venerated mother, Nora. She is suddenly confronted with an ambiguous situation: how to continue to love her despite Helmut, her ... See full summary »