March 19 & 22
A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. However, something happens that changes her safe routine.
At once spectacle and antispectacle, Jeanne Dielman not only criticizes the dominant mode of representing women but challenges the dominant mode of representation itself.Village Voice
There is something curiously compelling about Ackerman’s chillingly documented portrait of an obsessively neat woman who slowly but inevitably cracks under the strain of maintaining her image as a perfect mother and housekeeper.New York Daily News
|Directed By||Chantel Akerman|
|Starring||Delphine Seyrig, Jan Decorte, Henri Storck|