Mothers, absent from family photos

JULIANE LIEBERMAN / UNSPLASH Dn her feminist commitment, Laura Vallet has a simple practice: counting the place of women in the different sections of society. In her job, the librarian, specialized in children’s literature and blogger on this theme, regularly counts the share of girls and boys in fiction, questioning the way in which each … Read more

a disturbing mother’s illness

Leda (Olivia Colman) dans « The Lost Daughter » (2021), de Maggie Gyllenhaal. YANNIS DRAKOULIDIS / NETFLIX A few chills for New Year’s Eve. Awarded in September at the Venice Film Festival (prize for best screenplay), the first feature film by actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter, adapted from the novel by Elena Ferrante Stolen doll (Gallimard, 2009), … Read more

‘Parallel mothers’ and Javier Bardem, nominated for the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes have not forgotten the Spanish talent in the nominations for its 79th edition. Parallel mothers, by Pedro Almodóvar, has achieved two mentions to the awards given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which will be held on January 9. The film on the historical memory of the manchego aspires to best … Read more

Javier Bardem, ‘Parallel Mothers’ and Alberto Iglesias, among the nominees

The Foreign Press Association has announced the candidacies of the Golden Globes despite going through the most delicate moment in the history of its awards. Last year they were already questioned for lack of diversity and unethical practices and lack of transparency when choosing both winners and nominees, which caused some of the award-winning stars … Read more

Julia Roberts and other celebrities who became mothers twice

Five days ago, actress Julia Roberts congratulated her children on their 17th birthday by sharing on her Instagram account a tender image of twins Hazel and Phinnaeus when they were just babies. Like Roberts, famous singers and actresses have become mothers of twins or twins through adoption, using surrogates, naturally, or through in vitro fertilization. … Read more

Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and other celebrities congratulate their moms and wives on Mother’s Day

Photo: Instagram Prankster Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively. Photo: Instagram This Sunday, May 9, many countries in the world celebrate Mother’s Day. As it has become customary for several years, congratulations abound on social networks and some of those that have stood out are those of renowned figures honoring the women who brought … Read more

“You are my true legend”: Laura Dern and her mother’s emotional tears after winning the Oscar | Celebrities, Vips

Laura Dern won the Oscar for best supporting actress for Story of a marriage. An award motivated by an apotheosis (and viral) speech on the syndrome of the Virgin Mary Mothers, where the divorce lawyer Nora Fanshaw, whom he interprets, exposes her opposition about social expectations and the pressure exerted on mothers, those who are … Read more

“To Life” accurately explores the torments of young mothers

Chantal Birman, moving midwife in her seventies in the documentary “A la vie”. TANDEM THE WORLD’S OPINION – DO NOT MISS Aude Pépin’s first documentary has the finery of a very pure gesture, extremely simple, and which nevertheless carries with it decades of conquests so that women reclaim their bodies and the knowledge that goes … Read more

Pedro Almodovar opens the Venice Film Festival with “Parallel Mothers”

Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar, on the red carpet of the Palazzo del cinema, in Venice, on September 1. MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP As in Roberto Benigni’s film, Life is Beautiful (1997), there is joy in Venice, at the Lido, where opened, Wednesday 1is September, the 78e edition of the Mostra. We literally feel in … Read more

“Chilean poet”, an ode to the founding fathers and mothers of the country

FRED PEAULT Chilean poet (“Chilean poet”, Anagrama editions, 2020, untranslated) weaves a novel that sings an ode to Chilean poetry. Gonzalo, an aspiring poet then a teacher, becomes the father-in-law of little Vicente, who, as a teenager, himself converts to poetry. The author, Alejandro Zambra, also a poet, signs a literary success which moved and … Read more