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Elles Film

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Can Prostitution Be Empowering?

HuffingtonPost.com | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 05.03.2012 | Women

"They don’t think they are prostitutes," said Małgorzata Szumowska, the Polish director and co-writer of the new film "Elles," which premiered at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, of the women this movie is, at least in part, about. "Absolutely not. For them it is dating."

Juliette Binoche in Elles at the Nuart

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 07.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Andrea R. Vaucher

The incomparable Juliette Binoche is riveting in the new film, Elles. Every emotion, no matter how subtle, registers on that alabaster visage; one minute you're laughing with her, the next she's breaking your heart.