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One Sings, the Other Doesn't (L'Une chante, l'autre pas) Drama starring Thérèse Liotard

One Sings, the Other Doesn't (L'Une chante, l'autre pas) 12A

Agnés Varda's enchanting ode to female friendship and liberation ispart blissed-out bohemian musical, part revolutionary cri de coeur.Spanning more than a decade, it traces the ups and downs -abortion,heartbreak, marriage, motherhood - of two friends, Pauline (Mairesse)and Suzanne (Liotard). Even as their lives radically diverge, theyremain steadfastly devoted to one another while finding ways toempower other women: one as a traveling feminist folk singer, theother as a reproductive rights activist. Set against France'spro-choice struggle of which Varda herself was on the frontlines thistender and intimate epic celebrates the power of women to lift oneanother up.

Genre

Drama

Cast

Thérèse Liotard | Valérie Mairesse | Robert Dadiès | Mona Mairesse | Francis Lemaire

Directors

Agnès Varda