Une Affaire de Femmes (Story of Women)
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Une Affaire de Femmes (Story of Women)
The women in this story are the customers of amateur abortionist Isabelle Huppert. The time is 1941, and the place is a Nazi-occupied French town. Struggling to survive, Huppert turns to illegally terminating unwanted pregnancies for a hefty fee. As her income increases, Huppert moves her family from their grimy surroundings to a posh apartment, sharing her digs with her new friend, prostitute Marie Trintignant. Completely seduced by her affluent lifestyle, Huppert ignores her shell-shocked husband Francois Cluzet, preferring to dally with Nazi collaborator Nils Tavernier. Things take a… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Huppert's performance is riveting under Chabrol's keen direction."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"The gripping story of a true survivor."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"It's an interesting look at a tiny aspect of the French condition in WWII, but I had hoped for a more sweeping and insightful film from one of cinema's masters."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"An artfully done and disturbing film that raises questions about controversial social issues."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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