A Woman Like Eve

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Een vrouw als Eva
A Woman Like Eve
Film poster
Directed by Nouchka van Brakel
Produced by Matthijs van Heijningen
Written by Judith Herzberg
Nouchka van Brakel
Starring Monique van de Ven
Music by Laurens van Rooyen
Cinematography Nurit Aviv
Edited by Ine Schenkkan
Sigma Film Productions
Release date
  • 25 January 1979 (1979-01-25)
Running time
113 minutes
Country Netherlands
Language Dutch

A Woman Like Eve (Dutch: Een vrouw als Eva) is a 1979 Dutch drama film about a woman who leaves her husband for another woman. The film was directed by Nouchka van Brakel;[1] Monique van de Ven stars in the title role of Eve, with Peter Faber as her husband Ad and Maria Schneider as Liliane, who becomes Eve's lover. The plot focusses on the child custody battle that ensues after Eve leaves her husband.[1][2]

The film had festival showings at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Contemporary Cinema) (1980); San Francisco International Gay Film Festival (1981), and Gay & Lesbian Media Coalition's "Out on the Screen" Festival (1992).[3] The film was selected as the Dutch entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[4]


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  1. ^ a b A Woman Like Eve at the Internet Movie Database Accessed 13 June 2008.
  2. ^ Eleanor Mannikka, Een Vrouw Als Eva (1979), Allmovie, New York Times. Accessed 13 June 2008.
  3. ^ Een Vrouw Als Eva, Variety online. Accessed 13 June 2008.
  4. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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