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Daughters of de Beauvoir
A documentary film looking at the influence the French writer Simone de Beauvoir 's work and unconventional lifestyle have had on women throughout the world.
Her life story, with all its conflicting emotion and experience, is told in parallel with the stories of the women appearing in the film, all of whom cite Simone de Beauvoir as a major force in their lives, in the year that marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of her best-known book, The Second Sex. With Kate Millett , Marge Piercy , Eva Figes , Ann Oakley , Simone's sister Helene ('Poupette' in the autobiographies), her adopted daughter Sylvie Ie Bon de Beauvoir and three women for whom reading Simone de Beauvoir's books proved inspiring and disturbing. Camera CHRIS SUGDEN-SMITH
Film editor ALASTAIR MITCHELL Executive producers
NIGEL WILLIAMS. RODNEY WILSON Producer PENNY FORSTER
Director IMOGEN SUTTON A PM PICTURES production for BBCtv in association with the ARTS COUNCIL OF GREAT BRITAIN

Contributors

Unknown: Simone de Beauvoir
Unknown: Kate Millett
Unknown: Marge Piercy
Unknown: Eva Figes
Unknown: Ann Oakley
Editor: Alastair Mitchell
Unknown: Nigel Williams.
Unknown: Rodney Wilson
Producer: Penny Forster
Unknown: Mogen Sutton

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