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The Braid

Three women, three continents, three cultures; In The Braid , the film adaptation of her bestseller of the same name, director Laetitia Colombani tells the story of three lives that are intertwined despite major differences. In India, Smita is a so-called untouchable who makes a living by cleaning up excrement. She dreams of giving her daughter an education, something that seems impossible. But she is willing to give up everything for a better future. In Montreal, Canada, Sarah is a divorced mother who tries to keep her breast cancer diagnosis hidden so as not to jeopardize her planned promotion. In Sicily, Italy, Giulia tries to keep her father's wig workshop open despite many setbacks. A story about women's perseverance and unconscious commitment.

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