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Three actresses prepare to go no the road in a theater production of Lysistrata, Aristophanes' classic comedy play about women and war. As they re-assess and deal with problems in their respective private lives, they recognize the parallels with the play and begin to realize that it is serious - even tragic - after all.
The Girls is actress Mai Zetterling's fourth feature film as director and is a key work in feminist cinema, presenting the eccentric, often funny and very positive way the three women's mind's work. In Le Monde, Simone de Beauvoir enthused, "All the images have multiple dimensions, the theatrical scenes reflect real life...Ironic and comic, this film moves us by the beauty of its landscapes, its poetry and above all its subtle tenderness."