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March 16, 7:45, Quadra Community Centre
General · 15th March 2018
Friday Flicks
March 16, 7:45 at Quadra Community Centre, Friday Flicks presents The Divine Order.
The Divine Order Sweden 2016 Director: Petra Volpe, Swiss/German, English subtitles
1971: Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village with her husband and their two sons. The Swiss countryside is untouched by the major social upheavals the movement of 1968 has brought about. Nora’s life is not affected either; she is a quiet person who is liked by everybody – until she starts to publicly fight for women’s suffrage, which the men are due to vote on in a ballot on February 7, 1971.
"Petra Volpe’s direction is crisp, her screenplay is smart and well-paced, and the acting is superb, particularly Sibylle Brunner, as the elder stateswoman of the village." - Paul Weissman Film-Forward