Marguerite Duras / FR, 1975 / 120 min.
Delphine Seyrig stars as the bored and promiscuous wife of a French diplomat in Marguerite Dumas’s drama, which is set in 1930s Calcutta. To relieve her boredom, she starts a series of affairs.
Women Make Film
Last year, Eye presented the film programme Women Make Film, an alternative world history of cinema featuring women in the lead role. Women have played an important role from the early days of cinema, as cinematographers, filmmakers and sometimes also producers.