A complex treatise exploring feminism, motherhood and sexual difference in seven numbered chapters. Headings are: Opening Pages; Laura Talking; Stones; Louise’s Story Told in 13 Shots; Acrobats; Laura Listening; Puzzle ending.
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Every family is another planet, in spite of similar practices. Film’s use of median shots and electronic music renders a mother-child milieu as something so self-absorbedly alien, that it ends up being a dinsconnected space capsule , where any commonality of behavior is merely a deceptive outer shield. Aker-manic spans enclose zones of exclusive affection. Sound shapes the difference unequivocally: home, garden,