The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung)

The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung)
  • 2017
  • Switzerland
  • 1h 36min
  • Directed by: Petra Biondina Volpe
  • Cast: Marie Leuenberger, Maximilian Simonischek, Rachel Braunschweig
  • UK release: 8 March 2018

Switzerland, 1971: Nora (Leuenberger) lives in a small village, cooking, cleaning and caring for her two children, husband and grumpy father-in-law. This true story about how women in Switzerland campaigned to be given the vote is a little lightweight at times, but immensely entertaining and with an irresistible performance from Leuenberger.

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The Divine Order

5 Mar 20184 stars

Funny and heartfelt tale of female empowerment focusing on women's suffrage in Switzerland

Women in Switzerland only secured the right to vote within living memory. That startling fact provides the backbone of Petra Volpe's The Divine Order, a warmhearted crowd-pleaser in the tradition of Made in Dagenham. Volpe brings the lightest of touches…

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