The Disappearance of My Mother [La scomparsa di mia madre]
Directed By: Beniamino Barrese
2019 / Italian / 94 min
Benedetta wants to disappear. As an iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse to Warhol, Dali, Penn, and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, she fought for the rights and emancipation of women. But by the age of 75, she has become tired with all the roles that life has imposed her as a woman.
For a lecture on the film from Dr. Marie Orton read Subjectivity of Cameras and Personal Relationships.
For a preview of this film, listen to the IC podcast, “From the Booth” F19 epidsode 4.
For an analysis of this film, listen to the IC podcast, “From the Booth” Fall 2019 episode 5.
IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt9358250/
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