Call Jane – a 60’s abortion story with Elizabeth Banks shinning (Berlinale review)

Joy, a traditional 1960s American housewife, unexpectedly becomes pregnant again. Her husband, a successful lawyer is happy and she is too. Some light dizziness doesn’t worry her at first, but finally she learns of her condition that is potentially life threatening if the pregnancy progresses. Her doctor leads he to the all-male hospital board. They learn that Joy has 50-50 […]

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande – an absolute delight of sexual liberation with Emma Thompson (Berlinale review)

Nancy Stokes, a 55-year-old retired teacher, has never experienced an orgasm, or any satisfying sex at all. Her marriage was stable but stale and her late husband was the only man she had ever slept with. To make things right, Nancy takes the leap and hires the services of Leo Grande, a sex worker – or “sex therapist,” as he […]

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