Astronaut Wives Club, 2015
The Astronaut Wives Club series touches on a similar theme. 1960-е. The era of space exploration. So, All men dreamed of becoming astronauts, and dreamed girls of being their wives. However, everything is not so simple, given that the characters of the heroines are different and not everyone is ready to remain in the shadow of a man. Because, someone himself dreams of flying into space and doing everything possible to achieve this, and someone else sees himself. A talented writer and assistant politician, and home pies in these plans just do not include them.
No Hysteria, 2010
UK, France, Luxembourg
Since Medical school graduate M,ortimer Granville takes a job in the office of Dr. Dalrymple, who is famous throughout Victorian London for his unique method of treating “hysteria” using intimate massage. Although it may be call a comedy, the film does touch upon gender issues. So, In those days, any deviation from the “norm” in a woman’s behavior was considering. A sign of hysteria and had to be treat. Women were seen solely as automatons for childbirth and as nice and cuddly creatures for entertainment or decoration, but not everyone was prepared to accept such a fate.
Norma Ray, 1979
“Norma Ray” is a strong and vital 1979 drama. So, from morning to night, the characters of the film work in a textile factory under unbearable conditions and get paid a pittance for it. Nobody cares about them, except for a working girl named Norma Ray. It is not easy for her, as she has two children to feed, but she puts up. A desperate fight for her rights against the arbitrariness of the factory owners. However, Actress Sally Field won an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and a Palme d’Or for her performance.
Jane the Soldier, 1997
♪ UK, USA ♪
This list would definitely not be complete without this film. So, the heroine, Lieutenant Jordan O’Neil, played by Demi Moore, is brave, strong, and ambitious. However, she is ready to live with a crowd of pumped-up fighters and go through all the trials of elite military training. And prove to the opposite sex that women can wear heavy boots instead of elegant shoes, fishnet underwear, and body armor. A leather clutch, a Kalash with a spare magazine.
This film has been released since just. Starring Helena Bonham Carter, Carey Mulligan, and Meryl Streep. So It is set in late 19th century London, the epicenter of the feminist movement at the time. Women from all walks of life take their first steps towards equality, risking not only their social standing but also their lives.