Losing Ground (1982)

With shades of Eric Rohmer’s Moral Tales, Losing Ground tells of a middle-class woman’s quest for self-discovery.

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The equilibrium between sedate professor Sara and her impulsive husband Victor hangs in the balance when Sara embarks on quest of self-discovery.

With streaks of cool wit similar to those of Eric Rohmer’s Moral Tales, Collins’ groundbreaking work is a stimulating domestic drama that depicts the rarely-seen black middle class. Masterstrokes in visual storytelling hint at an illustrious career sadly cut short by Collins’ untimely death.

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