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Die Patriarchin (1990) online

Die Patriarchin (1990) online
Original Title :
Die Patriarchin
Genre :
Movie / Documentary
Year :
1990
Directror :
Friederike Anders
Writer :
Friederike Anders
Type :
Movie
Time :
1h 25min
Rating :
6.5/10
Die Patriarchin (1990) online

Directed by Friederike Anders. In 1889, young Eliza Elliott left Wales for London and South Africa to see the world all on her own. 10 years later, she married a German to start a large family and a steamboat company with him, in the small harbor town of Emden, North of Germany. Her husband Wilhelm Nübel and all her sons died much too early, but her daughters survived - at the time of filming they are all well over 80 years.

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In 1889, young Eliza Elliott left Wales for London and South Africa to see the world all on her own. 10 years later, she married a German to start a large family and a steamboat company with him, in the small harbor town of Emden, North of Germany. Her husband Wilhelm Nübel and all her sons died much too early, but her daughters survived - at the time of filming they are all well over 80 years old. Comfortably seated in the old garden of their childhood to have tea and retell their mothers life story, they passionately discuss what made her forget all earlier ideals of independence. Why did she change her mind? In her youth, Eliza had sympathized with the suffragette movement, but as a mother she told her daughters to serve men and be grateful for it. Also, as an Englishwoman and world traveler, in Germany she had to face neighbors who despised her nationality and unusual behavior. This and the two wars made her lose her voice and withdraw from all small-town public life. Nevertheless...