THE GIRLS (Mai Zetterling, 1968)

Swedish actress Mai Zetterling’s fourth film as director is the heady, very funny satire Flickorna in which three stage actresses, currently touring in a production of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, resort to flights of fancy/fantasy/dreams to cope with the derisive laughter of their chauvinistic men. Theirs is a world of male domination and control; but the visual […]