Mariages
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Mariages
Quebec filmmaker Catherine Martin makes her feature debut with this drama about a 19th century woman struggling against oppressive Victorian social norms. A born sensualist, 20-year-old Yvonne loves nothing more than the beauty of the forest, the smell of mountain air, and the bracing crispness of stream water against her naked skin. Her elder sister, Helene, could not be more different -- strict, prudish, and proud of her virtuous manners. Yvonne's penchant for skinny-dipping particularly scandalizes Helene, and she tries to forbid her from partaking in such unseemly activities. One day… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Rarely has melodrama unfolded so ponderously. . . . This is an overwrought, precious potboiler pretending to be a serious feminist art film."
‑ Brian Gibson, Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
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