Akerman’s Act Par Excellence

By | May 10th, 2023|LRO 374|

Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles was named the greatest film of all time by the BFI’s Sight and Sound poll late last year, the first work by a woman to top the list.[1] Laura Mulvey wrote of how the film “agonizingly depicts women’s oppression” and how “Akerman transforms cinema, itself [...]