Sundance prizewinner. Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas. Summer 1930s France, Alice tends to ailing Gertrude; they visit Fernande Olivier, Guillaume Apollinaire, others; and Hemingway pops in. Written by
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In the last scene, the exchange between Stein and Toklas is a series of questions about questions and answers about answers. This is a reference to some of the last words spoken by Stein, who died at the age of 72 from stomach cancer on July 27, 1946. As Stein was being wheeled into the operating room for surgery on her stomach, she asked Toklas, "What is the answer?" Upon receiving no reply, Stein continued, "In that case, what is the question?" See more
This is a fictional film inspired by the lives of Gertrude Stein
and Alice B. Toklas. The events depicted are not intended to be and should not be accepted as factual. See more