Julie Gayet and Mathieu Busson. 2013. 1h15
Is there such a thing as strictly feminine cinema? Is it more difficult for a woman than for a man to direct a film? Is gender parity necessary in the industry? Actress and producer Julie Gayet and actor and director Mathieu Busson ask these questions to twenty French women filmmakers, who face a camera together for the first time.
After over an hour of lively, informal, spontaneous and funny interviews, it becomes obvious that these issues are still problematic and definitely worthy of a documentary. As Mia Hansen-Løve remarks, “In the eyes of the people, a woman’s film is always a woman’s film, while a man’s movie is simply…a movie.