Beautifully restored in HD and released in time for the 20th Anniversary of 1996 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film!
In the aftermath of WWII, strong-willed Antonia returns to her small hometown where she has inherited her mother's farm. Antonia, joined by her free-spirited artist daughter Danielle, ingratiate themselves with the town's tight-knit and eccentric community. As the years unfold, love and tragedy come to Antonia and Danielle and the pair foster a vibrant circle of strong, liberated women.
Package includes: Collector's Booklet with film essay by top film writer, Thelma Adams; cast and crew credits; chapter breaks; stills.
"p" Bonus Content: Archival interview with director, Marleen Gorris.
"p"WINNER - Best Foreign Language Film - Academy AwardsÂ®"br" WINNER - People's Choice Award - Toronto Int'l Film Festival
WINNER - Audience Award and Best Screenplay - Chicago Int'l Film Festival"br" WINNER - Best Director - Hamptons Film Festival"br" WINNER - Best Director and Best Actress - Nederlands Film Festival"br" NOMINATED - Best Film Not in the English Language - BAFTA Awards"br" NOMINATED - Outstanding Release - GLAAD Media Awards"br" OFFICIAL SELECTION - Toronto Int'l Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Dutch Oscar Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Women Make Waves Film Festival
This is the rare film that does actually succeed in suggesting the experience of a lifetime. --John Teegarden, Film.com
Harsh and gentle, sensual and intellectual, wise-ass and heartfelt -- it's a full package. --Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com