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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was 36 or 37 at the time of production, while Gertrude Stein
both the real person, and the character Bassett portrayed, was aged 62 to 65 during the late 1930s (the exact 1930s year is not specified in the film, although it is concurrent with the Spanish Civil War, July 17, 1936 to April 1, 1939), the time period setting for the film. 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