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  • I found this film to be heartwarming and inspiring
  • Watching Katherine's class blossom and grow as young woman, and overcome obsticles in life, made for a wonderful plot and amazing character development

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      The 2003 film “Mona Lisa Smile” is an elegant masterpeice that portrays Julia Roberts in a role that was pretty much made for her. It brings woman’s rights and the power that they have to another new level, while also showing the contraversy of how woman were supposed to be stay at home mother’s and good wives. The film was empowering, very much so for woman especially since that is what the movie

      revolves around.

      In this film, Julia Roberts plays an all girl college art professor, Katherine. She is an independent woman no doubt, and one that finds the power of woman hood and harnesses it in her own life and in her classes as well. However, teaching college is not like she had thought it would be, and rather the group of girls she teaches following her lead in feminism, they go the opposite way. Many of them want families, and are simply going to college because it is expected of them, but plan to do nothing career wise. The only careers that they plan on having is the one that involves them staying at home with their husband and children. Of course as being an independent professor, Katherine finds this as a lack of their talents and selling themsleves short. She finds it difficult to reach ...


      • Mona Lisa Smile (2003 Film)
      her class at first, but begin to broaden their minds and their images of what woman should be perceived as, touching the hearts of her class and making an impact on the rest of their lives.

      I found this film to be heartwarming and inspiring. To see that woman were once only thought of as house wives and mothers, nothing more, is enlightening since that is far from where we are now. Watching

      Katherine’s class blossom and grow as young woman, and overcome obsticles in life, made for a wonderful plot and amazing character development. The group of women that were gathered in order to bring together this movie could not have been better and created a masterpeice.

      Whether you are a fan of Julia Roberts, or a women empowerment, or just want to watch a movie that has depth and meaning, this movie is definitley one for the ages.




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