Labour of love = Heller wahn

Germany, 1983

Film
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Labour of love is a sharp edged study of the relationship between two women and its effect on their lives. The film focuses on the friendship of two very different women. Olga is a lecturer in German literature, separated from her husband and living with her teenage son and a talented, but unsuccessful, musician whom she loves and supports. She meets Ruth, a shy, depressive woman, married to Franz, and becomes interested in her. As their friendship develops the men in their lives feel increasingly threatened and unintentionally increase pressure on both the women. Stars Angela Winkler and Hanna Schygulla.

Credits

producer

Eberhard Junkersdorf

production company

Les Films du Losange

Bioskop Film

Duration

01:44:00:00

Production places
Germany
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36755

Language

German

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Germany

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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