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A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womenhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.Written by
Jean-Marie Berthiaume <email@example.com>
-(Janick Beaulieu parle de ce film): -"L'originalité de ce film réside dans le fait qu'on nous fait vivre le point de vue de la femme dans les répercussions du viol." (Source: 'Séquences', (p.28), Juillet 1979). See more »
Have you ever screamed in the silence? Do you know how it feels?
A stunning movie is not only for 1979 but also for 2005.
The movie shares the feeling of the women who suffer rape and the consequence. It is very shocking. And the vision is not limited in Quebec but also the world. Not only the Quebecoise suffers the sexual violence but also the women in Africa, in France, and in Vietnam. What is the worst is the consequence of the rape and the social ignorance of the protection for victim.
It is a fictional documentary but it is even more convinced and powerful than documentary itself. The filmmaker is very smart and skillful to present many aspects in such a limited space. Most of the victims keep silent because they feel ashamed of themselves. That is one of the reasons why seldom people understand them and thus can help them. This film offers a space for victim to speak out their feeling and also for audience to know about the violence and its consequence.
It is one of my favorite films.
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