SUMMER MOMENTS 2018 - OUR DECEMBER - MARCH FILMS & LIVE EVENTS MAGAZINE
Director: Petra Biondina Volpe
Rating: CTC | Swiss with English subtitles
The Divine Order is set in Switzerland in 1971 where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women were still denied the right to vote.
When unassuming and dutifulhousewife Nora (Marie Leuenberger, winner of a Best Actress award at Tribeca) is forbidden by her husband to take a part-time job, her frustration leads to her becoming the poster child of hertown’s suffragette movement.
Her newfound celebrity brings humiliation, threats, and thepotential end to her marriage, but, refusing to back down, she convinces the women in hervillage to go on strike...and makes a few startling discoveries about her own liberation.
Uplifting and crowd-pleasing, this charming, captivating film is a time-capsule that could not be more timely...
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