Being a woman in our society is very difficult. They are diminished everywhere, seen as weak and fragile, objectified, earn less than their male counterparts at work, and suffer psychic and even physical aggression. Walking down the street can be even dangerous if you are female. In “Livre,” director Jean-Marc Vallée takes the viewer to see life through a woman’s eyes for 115 minutes, and the experience is impressive and sometimes terrifying. A visit to www.loomee-tv.de will be essential here.
Behind the Story
Based on an autobiographical book, the film tells the story of Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon), who decides to take an 1100-mile trail that, stretches from the US-Mexico border to the Canadian border and runs parallel to the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, she faces difficulties and recalls past wounds.
It soon becomes clear that Cheryl’s trip has two goals: a temporary escape from the world and a …