Danish artist Einar Wegener, married to fellow artist Gerda, becomes a pioneer in the transgender movement by undergoing one of the 1st sex change operations in the early 1930s.
A father imprisoned in China escapes & tries to contact his wife but their daughter betrays him. Years later he is freed, but his wife now has amnesia & thus does not recognize him.
This film noir unfolds right after WW 2 when a disfigured survivor of Auschwitz has plastic surgery, & with a friend, who thinks her German husband betrayed her, searches for him. Not recognizing his wife now, he invites her to pretend to be his wife so he can gain the wife’s large inheritance.
I’m impressed with this tale of an aging rock musician reuniting with her family in a moment of crisis. (4 of 5 stars) Click the image to read my entire review.
An Israeli woman seeking her freedom from a stifling marriage runs up against an ancient patriarchal system when she sues for a divorce in a court of rabbis.
A wife & husband are divorcing when they hear that a terrorist bomb went off at a Marine base where their youngest son is. Husband & other 6 sons rush home to wait for news.
This film set in a Middle Eastern nation during a civil war is a feminist story of liberation from patriarchal oppression.
A powerfulm by a French-Lebanese filmmaker about an Arab-Israeli doctor shocked to discover that his wife is the suicide bomber who killed 17 people, many of them children, in a Tel Aviv café. Most of the film consists of his physical and spiritual journey to try to find out why such a loving person as his wife committed such a terrible deed.