French 32-minute black and white short film
Creation: Jean-Christophe Averty
Authors: Marianne Oswald and Rémo Forlami
Choreography: Don Lurio
Images: Gilbert Perrot-Minot
Editing: Suzanne de Troye
Sets: Maurice Valay
Original soundtrack: Pierre Arvay
With: Marie-Blanche Vergne, Colette Regis
A young, provincial woman who is passionate about painting moves in with a cousin in Paris.
Various meetings with female painters during her walks in Paris give her the courage to begin a painting herself.
This scene is the starting point of a detailed evocation and praise of female artists/painters in the 19th and 20th centuries, their works and the ‘feminine genius that drives them’.
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