Abortion, as we have never seen it in the cinema: in “Annie Colère” (in theaters November 30), Blandine Lenoir, the director, born in 1973, of “Zouzou” (2014) and “Aurore (2017), accurately shows the fight of the Movement for the Freedom of Abortion and Contraception (MLAC) in 1974. This sensitive subject, recently tackled in “l’Evénement”, by Audrey Diwan, according to the story of Annie Ernaux, and “Simone, the journey of the century”, by Olivier Dahan, is described here through the journey of a modest worker, interpreted by Laure Calamy. This right, voted in 1975, is it threatened today?
Abortion has never been treated more in cinema…
It is true that it has been little represented on the big screen, until now. And always shown as a drama, which was justified, because of the underground. Today, it is a threatened act in some countries. The generation of the 1980s and 1990s thought that contraception and
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