WHERE IS KYRA? — Review by Diane Carson

Where Is Kyra? is not a film that grabs headlines; it is one that lingers with a profound emotional, empathetic appeal. For Kyra is that rare woman in narratives: middle-aged, unemployed, down-on-her-luck, and becoming increasingly desperate. With credit cards canceled and homelessness looming, Kyra becomes resourceful by necessity, adopting her recently deceased mother’s identity in order to cash her checks. Continue reading…

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AWFJ Women On Film – The Week In Women, May 15, 2009 – MaryAnn Johanson

Jane Campion is back, but so are male-dominated summer blockbusters and limited male perceptions of female sexuality.

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