Jump to content

 
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
macha77

Ahead of their Time - Woman of the Year

Recommended Posts

With TCM showing "Woman of the Year" on the Essentials, I am reminded of the first time I saw it.  It seems to be remembered more now for the Tracy-Hepburn pairing, and admittedly that was historic.  But what struck me was the story, and how very modern it is.  Especially the ending, where she is given the space to be herself but now in a new (almost hyphenated!) existence as Tess Harding Craig.  No routine comedy ending of her turning into a 50s TV sitcom wife, content to be "just a housewife."  By acknowledging that not all women fit that bill, the movie was startlingly ahead of its time.  Any other films that have more than stood the test of time you can think of?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


© 2019 Turner Classic Movies Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy
×
×
  • Create New...