The Chantal Akerman

Here's the list of Chantal's recommended works with some additional movies made by various directors in regard to Jakarta Cinema Club's August 2016 topic: feminism
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1.
Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
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A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. However, something happens that changes her safe routine. (201 mins.)
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2.
Nuit et jour (1991)
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Jack and Julie live in a bare flat in Paris. At night, Jack drives a taxi while Julie wanders around the city... (92 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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3.
Toute une nuit (1982)
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Following over two dozen different people in the almost wordless atmosphere of a dark night in a Brussels town... (90 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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4.
Je, tu, il, elle (1974)
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'Je' is a girl voluntarily lock up in a room. 'Tu' is the script. 'Il' is a lorry driver. 'Elle' is the girlfriend. (86 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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5.
La captive (2000)
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An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love. (118 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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6.
La folie Almayer (2011)
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A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice. (127 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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7.
No Home Movie (2015 Documentary)
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Chantal Akerman films her mother, an old woman of Polish origin who is short lifetime, in her apartment in Brussels... (115 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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8.
Un divan à New York (1996)
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Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown... (108 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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9.
News from Home (1977 Documentary)
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Chantal Akerman, the Belgian filmmaker, lives in New York. Filmed images of the City are accompanied... (85 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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10.
Hôtel Monterey (1975 Documentary)
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Hotel Monterey is a cheap hotel in New York reserved for the outcasts of American society. Chantal Akerman invites viewers to visit this unusual place as well as the people who live there, from the reception up to the last story. (65 mins.)
Director: Chantal Akerman
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11.
Kiraware Matsuko no isshô (2006)
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When Matsuko dies of murder, her nephew Sho gets to progressively unveil many details of her mysterious past, discovering she wasn't only a forgotten outcast but led a very interesting yet bizarre life. (130 mins.)
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12.
Cléo de 5 à 7 (1962)
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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor. (90 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
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13.
L'une chante, l'autre pas (1977)
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The intertwined lives of 2 women in 1970's France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved... (120 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
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14.
Sans toit ni loi (1985)
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A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death. (105 mins.)
Director: Agnès Varda
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15.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
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16.
Todo sobre mi madre (1999)
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Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. (101 mins.)
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17.
Erin Brockovich (2000)
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An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply. (131 mins.)
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18.
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
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In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are... (101 mins.)
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19.
The Hours (2002)
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The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
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20.
Thelma & Louise (1991)
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Two best friends set out on an adventure but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the American police as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed! (130 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
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21.
Tiny Furniture (2010)
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About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life. (98 mins.)
Director: Lena Dunham
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22.
Margaret (2011)
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A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives. (150 mins.)
“ As recommended by Jardeus Lee ” - jakartacineclub
 
23.
In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)
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In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government. (95 mins.)
Director: Mariano Barroso
“ As recommended by Dipa Raditya ” - jakartacineclub