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THE WIFE (2017)
I saw The Wife on the big screen with my partner and a friend (male) the three of us over 80 years old. It was remarkable that the three of us had to say something immediately at the end, even … Continue reading
Posted in Ageing, ageing couple, audience responses, critics, family, Film Analysis, FILM RECEPTION, melodrama Tagged comedy, death, family, film interpretation, Glenn Close, housewife, humour, husband/wife relationship, kermode, melodrama, music, nobel prize, Peter Bradshaw, reviews, strong woman, Stuart Hall, writers 3 Comments
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul. An older woman’s view.
When I first saw Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, years ago I did not record my thoughts or the film group’s. I just remember that I had a strong feeling that Fassbinder explored ageing and ageism as well as racism … Continue reading
Posted in Ageing, Ageism, critics Tagged Ageism, arabic music, bar, being seen, betrayals, body, communication, family, fassbinder, fiction, film reviews, food, foreign workers, isolation, love, melodrama, moroccan customs, mother and daughter, mother and son, old woman young man, racism, reviews, seeing, tenderness, women, working women 2 Comments