“The Story of an Hour”
A Film By Martha Wheelock & Marita Giovanni Simpson
Narrated By Elizabeth Ashley
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PURCHASE DVD | HOME USE | 24 MINUTES
PURCHASE DVD | INSTITUTIONAL | 24 MINUTES
A sensitive, dramatic retelling of Chopin’s Classic 1894 short story, with introduction to Chopin’s life and environment. Shot partially in Chopin’s house, Cloutierville, LA. Uses imagery and language of the story.
Suitable for High School through Adult.
“A sensitive, sensuous, startling portrayal of a woman’s awakening. Faithful to the spirit of Chopin’s 19th Century short story, with added material from Chopin’s journals. An intriguing film.”
American Film Festival, Finalist, 1982; Hemisfilm International Film Festival, Silver, 1982