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Medioevo al femminile


1993, regia di Chris Newby


Scheda: Nazione: Belgio-GB - Produzione: British Film Institute, Corsan Productions, Upstate Films - Distribuzione: International Film Circuit, Barcino Barcino Films S.A., International Film Circuit - Soggetto: da documenti del secolo XIV - Sceneggiatura: Judith Stanley-Smith, Christine Watkins - Fotografia: Michel Baudour - Montaggio: Brand Thumim - Costumi: Annie Symmons - Effetti speciali: Harrie Wiessenhaan, Rob Wiessenhaan - Formato: B.N. - Durata: 108'.

Cast: Natalie Morse, Gene Bervoets, Toyah Willcox, Pete Postlethwaite, Christopher Eccleston, Michael Pas, Brenda Bertin, Annette Badland, Veronica Quilligan, Julie T. Wallace, Ann Way, François Beukelaers, Jan Decleir, David Boyce, Micke De Groote.


Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - - - «Beautifully realized in luminous black and white, and based on actual letters written in 1325, Anchoress powerfully brings to life the struggle between Christian hierarchy and ancient, earth-based matriarchal beliefs. A passionate young girl spurns her suitors, preferring to become an Anchoress, or walled-in recluse. Her devotion shifts from the Virgin Mary to a pagan goddess. A freely stylized medieval period piece, Anchoress offers...».

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