An over the top tale of the rise & fall of stars during the debauched era when Hollywood was transitioning from silent to sound films.
I, the Worst of All (1990)
The true story of the 17th century Mexican poet/nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz who ran afoul of the archbishop because of her writings championing the rights of women & popular plays regarded as too sexual.
In a Muslim country where women are not allowed to drive or move freely about a young girl sets her heart on buying a bicycle, forbidden to her sex. The obstacles which she has to overcome are formidable, but as a symbol of freedom, she will go to great lengths to obtain her dream despite the opposition of her mother and teachers who go along with their status as possessions of men.