Your Chosen Genres [ 1970s ] [ Women on Film ] Can be Combined with Other Genres. Click here to Combine Genres!
This list is sorted:
Alphabetically
By Rating
By Year Made
And is in:
Ascending Order
Descending Order

Certification15 Our Rating

Superb biopic of legendary country singer Loretta Lynn. Sissy Spacek, who incidentally has a belting voice, deservedly won the Best Actress Oscar for her moving portrayal of the naive Kentucky farm girl who became a singing superstar against all the odds, while Tommy Lee Jones is dynamite as her husband Doolittle. Beverly D'Angelo is also a revelation as Loretta's close friend, the late great Patsy Cline. An inspirational rags-to-riches story, only to be avoided if you have a strong aversion to find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

On the sun-drenched palm-fringed paradise island of Haiti at the end of the 1970s, Brenda, Ellen and Sue, three North American women, look for flirtation, relaxation and respite from their mundane jobs and marriages. They find exactly what they are looking for in Legba, an enigmatic local Adonis, whose beauty and passion captivates them all. But Legba decides to show the women not just a world of pleasure but also a Haiti beyond the gilded cage of tourism, a poor and fearful society under the br find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

Valerie Solanas was a nutter cum radical feminist who tried to hang around with the Warhol crowd, became the sole member of SCUM, the Society for Cutting Up Men, and became famous for more than 15 minutes for firing the bullets from which Andy Warhol never recovered. Right on sister, that's art. This is a fab little pic from the Killer Films troupe. Laced with psychedelia, trimmed with gritty realism, first person narratives and cameos, this is a must watch if only for Taylor's brilliant protray find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Set in the 50s, 70s and 90s, this is an often moving tale of three different women living in the same house dealing with the same thing...an unplanned pregnancy. Demi Moore plays a woman struggling with the death of her husband and in pain turns to his brother with uncomfortable and ultimately tragic consequences. Sissy Spacek plays a working class mom whose house is already over-crowded. When she finds out she's pregnant it's her feminist (read: liberated) daughter who's pushing her towards ter find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

The intertwined lives of 2 women in 1970's France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. Pomme and Suzanne meet when Pomme helps Suzanne obtain an abortion after a third pregnancy which she cannot afford. They lose contact but meet again ten years later. Pomme has become an unconventional singer, Suzanne a serious community worker - despite the contrast they remain friends and share in the various dramas of each others' l find out more...


Certification15 Our Rating

When Josey Aimes returns to her hometown in Northern Minnesota after a failed marriage, she needs a good job. A single mother with two children to support, she turns to the predominant source of employment in the region - the iron mines but it's an industry long dominated by men and a place unaccustomed to change. Josey is prepared for the back-breaking and often dangerous work, but coping with the harassment she and the other female miners encounter from their male co-workers proves more challe find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Streep and MacLaine give riveting portrayals as the celebrity mother and daughter, who, more alike than they think, battle against both each other and the alcohol and drug induced haze of Hollywood. Supposedly based on the true-life traumas of actress Carrie Fisher and her mum Debbie Reynolds and adapted from Fisher's semi-autobiographical novel. 9 out of 9. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Meet Pippa Lee; a kind, beautiful woman with a handsome family, a devoted husband and an all-round contented, privileged life. Soon though, Pippa fears for her sanity and becomes increasingly entwined in the dark, dense fabric of her past, confusing and complicating her relationships in the present. 'The Private Lives of Pippa Lee', based upon Rebecca Miller's novel of the same name, is a subtle, well observed portrait of a single yet multitudinous woman. find out more...