Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles is a 1975 film by Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman. Upon its release, The New York Times called it the "first masterpiece of the feminine in the history of the cinema". It was named the 19th-greatest film of the 20th century by The Village Voice.
Feminist film critics immediately praised the film. B. Ruby Rich said that "never before was the materiality of woman's time in the home rendered so viscerally ... She invents a new language capable of transmitting truths previously unspoken". Marsha Kidder called it "the best feature that I have ever seen made by a woman". Akerman was reluctant to be seen as a feminist filmmaker, stating that "I don't think woman's cinema exists".
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