February 23, 2020
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Sunday Films at the Main Library: "The Sower"
Sunday, February 23, 2020
In 1851, France's autocratic President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte has ordered the arrest of all the men of a remote mountain farming village following a Republican uprising. The women spend years in total isolation, forced to tend the crops themselves. Some women have lost their husbands; others, like the shy but inwardly strong Violette, suddenly have no chance of experiencing physical love or motherhood. The women take an oath: if a man comes, they will share him as a lover. When a mysterious and handsome stranger arrives, he ignites passions and jealousies that threaten to destroy the tight-knit community.
A drama romance by Marine Francen, 2017, France. | Not rated. Adult Content. | French with English subtitles; running time 98 minutes.