14-18 THE WOMEN SHARE

 

14-18 THE WOMEN SHARE

  

Séverine Cornamusaz, 56 min. (Prod: JMH, CH)

  

How women fight. 

August 1914, after the invasion of his neutral country, the King of the Belgians Albert 1st entrenched his army on the banks of the Yser river, where soldiers and civilians are taken care of. The French speaking Switzerland population, spontaneously mobilizes itself for the relief of Belgian refugees. Among these "humanitarians", three women stand out in the evacuation of thousands of children to Switzerland: Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, Mary Widmer Curtat, the wife of a renowned doctor and Miss Georgiana Fyfe a Scottish aristocrat philanthropist. All three are driven by a flawless determination ...

 

  

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