Reactions to Woman at War

Shown as part of our 2020/2021 Cheltenham Playhouse season.

An appreciation score of 91.67 per cent for Woman At War.

Some of your comments:

  • “Another great Icelandic film.”
  • “Quirky but with a message, great lead actress.”
  • “Really interesting filming/music inclusion and fabulous scenery, an excellent story line and very unusual.”
  • “Now I want to go to Iceland ! Beautiful scenery.”
  • “Great female role model. Wonderful bizarre bits!”
  • “A lovely film, quite a parable for our time.”
  • “This was a little gem. More of the same please!”
  • “Superb – loved the humour and the way the music was integrated into the film. Very beautifully filmed.”
  • “A brilliant film. Its twists and turns to achieve her beliefs with such strength and endurance were frankly amazing.”
  • “The film succeeded in being beautiful, poignant and funny all at the same time.”
  • “I was totally gripped and found myself hiding under a lime tree on my way home as a plane flew overhead. A few minutes later I was reassured by the sound of a drummer practising in a nearby house.”
  • “Entertaining but the arty inclusion of a three piece band was baffling, although the musical accompaniment was of high quality. Not surprising she was angry with that band following her around.”
  • “Very much enjoyed the film, and I loved the accompanying on-screen musicians.”
  • “The best movie since I became a member one year ago!! Just brilliant in every sense, incredibile!!!”
  • “Mesmerising performance by lead actress, wonderful scenery, interesting story and I loved the musicians and singers popping up in unlikely places!”
  • “Interesting but strange. Ends very suddenly.”

There were also many positive comments about the arrangements at the Playhouse:

  • “Very safe again.”
  • “Well organised but expecting better ventilation.”
  • “Excellent again. Iā€™m enjoying the Playhouse and it is very well organised.”
  • “Far easier than I expected. Also loved the playhouse as a venue. Would love to continue meeting there when things return to normal – maybe would mean that the society could allow more members with 2 venues?”
  • “Brilliant, very comfortable, lovely setting.”
  • “More relaxed and comfortable comfortable than I had anticipated.”
  • “I was very impressed with the presentation, and the arrangements from entry to exit. I actually preferred the Playhouse seating and the venue’s location.”
  • “I think the new venue and security arrangements are working extremely well. I feel quite safe and my enjoyment of the films is unimpaired by the virus.”
  • “Didn’t realise we would have to wear masks as well as social distance, but hey ho!”
  • “Safer than going to a supermarket.”