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Politicking with ‘Made in Dagenham’‘s Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?

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20 Oct 2008 // 10:59 PM

La Ronde

Sesame Street teaches youngsters how to count less explicitly than this film laments the sexual mores of France, circa 1950.

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Army of Shadows (1969)

A timeless and decidedly sober look at the desultory nature of everyday life during wartime.

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10 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Army of Shadows (1969)

In Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film, shadows conceal men whose only moral principle and greatest crime is the desire for freedom.

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18 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Thérèse Raquin (1953)

The movie opens and closes with the same overhead shot of Lyons. Carné, like Zola, emphasizes the ordinary tragedy of desperate city folk.

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