Three sentence movie reviews: Hysteria
This movie is clever in that way that women–for most of history viewed as nothing more than chattel–have had to be clever in that it seems to be a story about a man inventing an ingenious device and finding success and love, but which also tells us the story of women lining up for a “treatment” that I suspect most of them knew did nothing for their diagnosis of hysteria, but was beneficial none the less. Great performances all around. This is a light and funny film best taken with a glass of wine and some chocolate after a long hard day of being female.
Cost: free from library
Where watched: at home.
poster from IMP Awards