Strohfeuer (1972)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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Margarethe Von Trotta, who later became a well-known film director herself, stars in this film which is directed by her husband Volker Schlondorff. It tells the story of a woman whose divorce has just been finalized. At first, she is joyful and feels very free, but gradually the realities of trying to earn her living in what is still a man's world, and the gritty custody battle for her son, begin to wear her down.



child, custody, custody-battle, divorce, family, freedom