Filmed on location in Nicaragua, this film focuses on six women who recount their struggles during the Sandinista Revolution and their reliance on writing poetry in order to cope.
“This is a salute to the women and poetry of Nicaragua – a toast to the power of verse and the indomitable courage of the female fighters who, throughout their country’s history, have in many cases, fought their battles with the lyrical pen until they were able to do it by force of arms.” –David Leser, WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN
About six women war poets of South America who recount their personal experiences of the war in Nicaragua and the effect it has had on their lives.
Literature, War, Women
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Tyneside Int Film Fest (1987)