"This is the rare film that does actually succeed in suggesting the experience of a lifetime."
"Harsh and gentle, sensual and intellectual, wise-ass and heartfelt -- it's a full package."
"Gorris has fashioned a rare and wonderful world capable of provoking both laughter and tears -- sometimes at the same time."
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. Winner - Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film