Antonia's Line R

A motion picture that celebrates everything you love about life.
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DVD Details

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: April 19, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: Film Movement

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Directed by
Screenwriting by
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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 48


User Ratings: 6,220
Rating: 2/5 -- A hamfisted feminist parable. Full Review
TV Guide
Oct 4, 2016
Rating: 3/4 -- It glides so easily over a multitude of events and characters that we're never jarred; Antonia and Bas make a winning alternative-community grandma and grandpa. Full Review
Chicago Tribune
Oct 4, 2016
The movie is so pastorally lovely to look at, its characters so likable and its lulling rhythms so soothing that it's easy to forget that it's a lot of pleasant, plotless hooey. Full Review
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Oct 4, 2016
It's a broad historical saga of great warmth, but it would have been more convincing if it didn't have "feminist agenda" stamped all over it. Full Review
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Nov 28, 2017
There are a few moments of grating sentimentality, but these are balanced with a quirky humour and a mildly daring unpredictability. Full Review
Oct 4, 2016
Rating: 3/4 -- [Antonia's Line] ultimately evolves into a familial epic covering three generations of independent women. It is fine storytelling. Full Review
The Virginian-Pilot
Jan 8, 2019
I didn't much take to this humorless, Oscar-winning 1995 feminist fable. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Oct 4, 2016

Product Description:

Beautifully restored in HD and released in time for the 20th Anniversary of 1996 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film!

In the aftermath of WWII, strong-willed Antonia returns to her small hometown where she has inherited her mother's farm. Antonia, joined by her free-spirited artist daughter Danielle, ingratiate themselves with the town's tight-knit and eccentric community. As the years unfold, love and tragedy come to Antonia and Danielle and the pair foster a vibrant circle of strong, liberated women.

Package includes: Collector's Booklet with film essay by top film writer, Thelma Adams; cast and crew credits; chapter breaks; stills.

Bonus Content: Archival interview with director, Marleen Gorris.


Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 88,999
  • UPC: 857692005802
  • Shipping Weight: 0.24/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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