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Die göttliche Ordnung (2017)

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In 1971, a young housewife organizes the women of her town to petition for the right to vote.

Director:

Petra Biondina Volpe (as Petra Volpe)

Writer:

Petra Biondina Volpe (as Petra Volpe)
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Marie Leuenberger ... Nora
Maximilian Simonischek ... Hans
Rachel Braunschweig ... Theresa
Sibylle Brunner ... Vroni
Marta Zoffoli ... Graziella
Bettina Stucky ... Magda
Noe Krejcí ... Max
Finn Sutter Finn Sutter ... Luki
Peter Freiburghaus ... Gottfried
Therese Affolter ... Dr. Charlotte Wipf
Ella Rumpf ... Hanna
Nicholas Ofczarek ... Werner
Sofia Helin ... Eden
Elias Arens ... Küde
Mirjam Zbinden Mirjam Zbinden ... Trudi
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Switzerland, 1971: Nora is a young housewife and mother who lives with her husband, their two sons and her father-in-law in a little village. Here, in the Swiss countryside, little or nothing is felt of the huge social upheavals that the movement of May 1968 has caused. Nora's life, too, has been unaffected; she is a retiring, quiet person, well liked by everyone - until she begins to campaign publicly and pugnaciously for women's right to vote, an issue that will be put before the male voters on February 7th, 1971.

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Site | Zodiac Pictures

Country:

Switzerland

Release Date:

27 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Divine Order See more »

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Gross USA:

$76,277, 12 April 2018
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Color | Black and White (archive footage)

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2.35 : 1
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It was selected as the Swiss entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards, but it was not nominated. See more »

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Written by Otis Redding (uncredited)
Performed by Aretha Franklin
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A great Swiss film on Switzerland and their culture
17 December 2017 | by marcelohdbSee all my reviews

I saw yesterday (Friday, 15 Dec 2017) in a cinema in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) the Swiss Film "Die Goettliche Ordnung" here named "Mulheres Divinas" (somewhat like "Holly Women", an awkward title for a great film). The film is spoken in Swiss German with subtitles in Portuguese. Once I did live very happily in Switzerland from 1986 to 1992 (a period quite close to the facts presented in the film) and since I even did learn and I actually do speak Swiss German due to my great integration into the Swiss way-of-life, the film touched deeply - really very deeply - my inner feelings (and I am a married man). Perhaps foreigners might not grasp all the subtle details on Switzerland, but the film conveys a lot of information on the country and their culture. "Schampar Guet", as I would say in Swiss German! Highly recommended.


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