“Innocent,” a new film by Belgian director Anne Fontaine, deals with the painful and uncomfortable. The subject of sexual crimes during the Second World War. The action is se Poland in 1945. The protagonist, Matilde Beaulieu, is caring for wounded Frenchmen before they go home. But one day, she asks for help from the nuns. It turns out that many of them are pregnant after being raped by soldiers. Fontaine’s film is an emotional story where faith and disbelief collide, as well as a cinematic account of Polish history seen from a woman’s perspective.
Grilled Green Tomatoes, 1991
Well, first of all, one of the main roles in the film was shown in the cinema by the charismatic Kathy Bates. Secondly, the picture is based on the novel by Fanny Flagg, Grilled Green Tomatoes at the Half-Stop Cafe. Third, we can say without any preconceptions that this is one of the best movies of the ’90s. So imagine a heroine named Evelyn Couch coming to the hospital to visit her husband’s aunt. She meets sweet old lady Ninnie, who keeps her occupied with the life stories of two friends, Iji and Ruth. Together, they kept a cafe that served fried green tomatoes. However, it’s a touching picture about female friendship (and a little more), love and loyalty, courage and fortitude.
Practical Magic, 1998.
A combination of mysticism, comedy, and melodrama, Practical Magic combines several genres. Two sisters who live with their aunts have magical powers. Because, according to the laws of the genre, No one naturally likes them in the town and they try to avoid them. The story is as old as the world. Sorcery and Magic But the movie is not about magic per se. Nevertheless, it is about solving difficult situations, about the grief of a girl who lost her beloved, about fears, and most importantly, about what a woman’s mutual help and support are.