Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles

Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles ★★★★½

Jeanne's whole life is organized giving to other people. Her routine is so perfected that she doesn't take anytime for herself. People use her, for sex, cooking, babysitting, and housekeeping. The ultimate female battle is only being used for men's pleasure without receiving pleasure for themselves.

On the outside I really did think this was just a dumb experimental art house using boring long takes of a woman doing chores. But the potent minimal dialogue and the way it was approached really makes this a watch that gives plenty to talk and think about. Don't get me wrong though, this is a very mundane film and a hard watch but definitely worth it.

Best feminist film I've seen

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