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Grim and relentless and honest, this is not a pleasant movie.
We forgive her infidelity since she is so loving to her two children, and because she even arranges another sexual partner for her husband.
Taking place in Nazi occupied France, the film is an evenhanded look at her life and the circumstances that brought about her fate.
This is a powerful and absorbing film about Marie Latour, who in 1943 was the last woman in France to be executed by guillotine. Read morePublished on March 25, 2013 by Lawyeraau
Grim and relentless and honest, this is not a pleasant movie. The central character has hit on a cynical life of illegal activities--initially, just to provide for her children and... Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by rwx
Ever wonder why America has a problem with Pro-Lifers killing abortion doctors and there is not this problem elsewhere in the world. Read morePublished on February 25, 2011 by Cleo
Two of the most important performances of the year that was 1988 were Meryl Streep's portrayal of Lindy Chamberlain in `A Cry in the Dark' and Isabelle Huppert's portrayal of Marie... Read morePublished on September 26, 2008 by Andrew Ellington
Set in France during the Nazi occupation in WW II, this is a multi-layered "study" of a poor, uneducated woman (played by Isabelle Huppert) who performs abortions on women whose... Read morePublished on March 7, 2006 by Bomojaz
Huppert is riveting in the central role: neither fully sympathetic, nor completely loathsome. She won Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for this nuanced portrayal. Read morePublished on August 23, 2005 by John Farr
Despite reviews to the commentary, this is not exactly a pro-choice movie (the director is too subtle for that). Read morePublished on May 21, 2002 by Neil L. Inglis
Isabelle Huppert won the Best Actress award at the Venice Film Festival for her delicate performance as Marie LaTout, said to be based on the true story of Marie Louise Giraud,... Read morePublished on August 8, 2000 by Peter Shelley