Story of Women (Une Affaire de Femmes)
Story of Women (Une Affaire de Femmes) (1989)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 13, 1989
DVD Release Date: July 27, 2004
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cole Smithey

Neither Huppert nor the director pass any judgements on Marie's actions, nor does either shy away from her wartime imposed survivalist attitude to the world around her.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The gripping story of a true survivor.

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Christopher Null

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.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An artfully done and disturbing film that raises questions about controversial social issues.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
The Second World War continues to be a great source of film material and this is an important addition to that collection of film..albeit one that isn't… More
Emily B.
I admire Isabelle Huppert more and more as an actress with each film I see her in. Here she plays Marie Latour, one of the last women guillotined in France, for… More