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Story of women = Une affaire de femmes
Story of women = Une affaire de femmes
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Une affaire de femmes
To survive Nazi-occupied 1940's France, Marie turns to illegally aborting pregnancies for a hefty fee. As her income increases, Marie moves her family to a posh apartment. Completely seduced by her lifestyle, Marie ignores her shell-shocked husband Paul. Things take a disastrous turn after one of Marie's "customers" dies and her husband turns her over to the authorities. Inspired by the real-life of Marie-Louise Girard, who was executed in 1943 by the Vichy Government, who'd declared abortion as a Crime Against the State because it diminished the number of potential soldiers.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.

Special features: New, enhanced digital transfer; scene comments by Claude Chabrol; presentation by critic Joël Magny; interviews with producer Martin Karmitz and writer Francis Szpiner; director filmography; original French theatrical trailer; essay by film critic and author Wheeler Winston Dixon.
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1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Home Vision Entertainment,
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Publication Information:
[United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2004].
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