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12 Ratings


Directed by Valie Export
Austria, 1980
Drama, TV Movie


Journalist Franz has three lovers in addition to his wife. Intent on maintaining control over the intimate lives of all four women, Franz discovers over time that he’s much more dependent on them than he’d realized.

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Menschenfrauen Directed by Valie Export

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Menschenfrauen

    Again the feminism, the formal structuralism an man-woman relationship, that more than sexual is about the power of the male hegemony in a too codified and consubstantiated system. Also, the possibility of a political cinema over the hegemony of a cinema of narrative normativity. Again time marked it, but that's even positive: it's quite a film from a period when the idea of freedom walked here.