Lady Nitwit (La dama boba)
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Lady Nitwit (La dama boba)
In Manuel Iborra's period-dress comedy La Dama Boba (aka Lady Nitwit, 2006), two 17th century sisters actively flee the patriarchal chauvinism and insensitivity that plagues their era. Each woman opts for a different route to get away from her suitors: one becomes a bibliophile and thus evades social interaction, the other disguises her intelligence by pretending to be the titular nitwit. But soon, two prospective lovers turn their heads, and ignite a feisty, funny competition between the girls that neither woman could have foreseen. In time, the sister widely perceived as ignorant reveals… More