19th-century Boston woman dedicated to the suffrage movement, meets a faith healer's daughter, a Mississippi lawyer also has eyes for the young woman. Written by
Joyce Kavitsky <Kavitsky@erols.com>
A BEAUTIFUL FILM . . . An intimate and exquisite probe of the feminist heart. [Australia Theatrical]
Did You Know?
agreed to play Olive Chancellor, but dropped out to film The Natural
(1984). Close once said of this, "Finally, I got to play opposite every woman's fantasy, Robert Redford
, and I never got to touch him!". Olive Chancellor was played in the end by Vanessa Redgrave
who got Oscar nominated for Best Actress. There was a convincing belief prior to the ceremony that Redgrave would never win due to her controversial anti-Zionist spiel from her Oscar acceptance speech in 1977. See more
The invitation Basil receives to hear Verena give an address is for Wednesday, June 1, 1876. In 1876, June 1 fell on a Thursday. See more
Don't you believe in the coming of a better day that it's possible to do something for the human race?
Hmm, well... what strikes me most, Ms. Olive, it's that human race's got to bear its troubles.
But that's what men says to keep women in the position they have made for her.
The position of women is nothing but to make food and meals.
Don't you believe in our emancipation?
I'll tell you after the meeting.
Remade as The Californians