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Up the Women (2013)
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Up the Women (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1910 and we're in Banbury church hall at the Banbury Intricate Craft Circle. Margaret has been to London and discovered the Women's Suffrage movement so she decides they need to set up their own movement and The Banbury Intricate Craft Circle becomes the hilariously ineffectual Banbury Intricate Craft Circle politely request women's Suffrage. Gwen is the only member who actually enjoys the craft element of the meetings, while Helen thinks that craft is a little unnecessary, but she's not interested in women's rights: "What on earth do women need a vote for? My husband votes for who I tell him to vote for. What could be a better system than that?"
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fighting the system, against the odds, idealism, injustice, feminism, hopes, battle of the sexes, society, gender, small town, women's suffrage, friends, small town life, strong female presence, social relations, women, club, entity, tea, campaign, meeting, voting, british humour, period piece
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: england, europe

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Duration: 30 min.
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