Britain, experimental drama, 1983, 89 min.
Christie, Siobhan Davies, Kassandra Colson
Drama? Musical? Let us try and label this seemingly impossible to be
classified in any way film debut by Sally Potter (director of i.a.
as an “experimental drama”, because this term is probably the
best when it comes to representing the mood of Gold
We are going to see how the lives of two women – Celeste, a bank
clerk, and Ruby, a film star who obsessively returns to her childhood
in order to find the truth about herself – intertwine. This is a
unique, individual film, deprived of the classical script form and
the cause-and-effect relationship. In addition, it was made by an
all-female crew and cast, which is crucial for the main theme of this
year’s Transatlantyk. If we are going to look for the Power of
Women, we will definitely find it in Gold