, 104min, OmeU
In 1975 Aurelia Schober Plath published selected letters from her daughter Sylvia Plath under the title <![CDATA[<i>]]> Letters Home: Correspondence 1950-1963<![CDATA[</i>]]>. The correspondence was the basis for Rose Leiman Goldembergs <![CDATA[<i>]]>Letters Home. A Drama<![CDATA[</i>]]>. Chantal Akerman adapted Françoise Merle’s play for her film, with the mother Delphine and daughter Coralie Seyrig as the leas. <![CDATA[<i>]]>Letters Home<![CDATA[</i>]]> is a raw adaptation and prime example for how theater can be turned into a film. It is filled with references that are idiosyncratic for Akerman. There is the dialogue between mother and daughter that never occurred in the cinema – and life – of Chantal Akerman, as well as the suicide, that has been omnipresent in her work since <filmlink id=\"3914\">Saute ma ville</filmlink>.