“Your parents already hated me before this,” Bill (Jason Ritter)
BITCH, depressingly, could be set in any era. Female subservience has not been eradicated. As enlightened as some like to think they are, but how much of society really is? (That THE HANDMAID’S TALE is getting another adaptation taps into the continued stalling of equality and equity.) The conundrum faced by filmmakers is how do you present the pressure on women in an engaging fashion. Writer-director-star Marianna Palka utilises a gimmick that is different, but ultimately frustrates.
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