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Mon Dec 17, 2018, 09:35 PM

Watched the movie "The Wife", a movie that led us to discuss it [View all]

later during the day.

It has some twists and turns and the final denouement which I am not going to spoil here.

It covers the life of a professor who just won the Nobel price for literature and his wife.

They met in 1958, in Smith College. So, yes, women were not expected to be writers, to publish, to be admired and respected.

This was the time of Mad Men when women were supposed to be happy supporting their husbands, taking care of the home and of the kids.

But then, argued my spouse, things have changed why didn't they? Because, I replied, it was too late. And, I suppose she was convinced that this was her lot, that she should have been happy as her husband's "muse" as he grateful described her.

The final was a bit of a cop-out but otherwise, Glenn Close deserves an Oscar.

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