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A woman reborn: Poor Things and female liberation

16th February 2024

Bella Baxter is unlike any other female character before her. The silver screen has seen a whole bandwidth of female performances – from the charming girl-next-door to the damsel-in-distress, to girl bosses and women-in-action performing stunts. Bella Baxter, the lead character of Yorgos Lanthimos’s film Poor Things, does not fit into any particular category. She ...