Two different takes on The Woman King - any knowledge of which is more correct?


Dennis Brasky
 

‘This is an old story of heroism, of feminism’: the truth behind The Woman King

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/sep/17/the-woman-king-true-history-dahomey-benin

Sisterhood and Slavery in “The Woman King”

 

Viola Davis’s new feature is a rousing tribute to the world’s only all-female army. But how true is the story it tells?

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/sisterhood-and-slavery-in-the-woman-king


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