Madame X – An Absolute Ruler
Madame X – Eine absolute Herrscherin
1977 • FRG • 147’
Several women join a journey into the unknown on board of Madame X’s ship, who turns out to be a tyrant. Ulrike Ottinger’s feature debut, often described as a “lesbian punk poem”, came to be a key film of the 1970s feminist debates and raised controversy.
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