Category: Lady Directors

AFI Fest 2014: Villa Touma (Suha Arraf)

Violet keeps her wedding dress hung over the only mirror in her bedroom, looking at the dress rather than at herself in the mirror. The dress is one of the many signs that, for Violet and her sisters, Juliette and Antoinette, time stopped somewhere in the late 60s, when they each lost so much.

Bound by Flesh: The Hilton Twins

There is precious little footage of the twins, and sadly none to speak of from the height of their career in vaudeville. They appear in Tod Browning’s infamous "Freaks" (1932) and a visible twenty years later in an unfortunate-looking film titled "Chained for Life."