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.
Joyce Kavitsky <Kavitsky@erols.com>
A BEAUTIFUL FILM . . . An intimate and exquisite probe of the feminist heart. [Australia Theatrical]
Did You Know?
said of this film in his autobiography "Still Me" (1998): "[Producer] Ismail [Merchant] could only afford to pay me $100,000, less than a tenth of my established price at the time. I insisted that the money was not an issue, that this was the kind of work I ought to be doing, but my agent told me, 'If you do that picture with those wandering minstrels, it will be one foot in the grave of your career'. ... I cheerfully ignored their advice". See more
After a title card has advised us we are in New York City in l876, Olive Chancellor writes a check for Mr. Tarrant, dated Septmber 13, 1875. 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.