Grand Isle (1994)

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  • Kate Chopin's the Awakening Working
  • Awakening Alternative

Synopsis

Based on the novel by Kate Chopin, tells the story of a married woman living in Louisiana in 1899 who rebels against her comfortable but unadventurous existence after meeting and being inspired by an older woman working as an artist and after receiving the attentions of an idle young man who helps her overcome her fear of swimming in the ocean.

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