The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
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The Incredible Shrinking Woman, directed by Joel Schumacher, is an attempted social satire focusing on the position of women in our society and our social values. After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer (Lily Tomlin) begins to shrink. While this baffles scientists and makes parenting difficult, Pat captures the hearts of the American people. An evil political group who plots world domination kidnaps Pat and performs experiments on her to learn the secret of
Jan 30, 1981 Wide
MCA Universal Home Video
Judith Beasley, Pat ...
Dr. Eugene Nortz
Dr. Ruth Ruth
Richard James Baker
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Good intentions and one's own goodwill are soon diminished as script and direction conspire to render a sitcom satire that's indistinguishable from its target.
What's really incredible is how far this film goes to avoid the ideas, feminist and otherwise, embedded in its premise.
The Incredible Shrinking Woman is not inane, is sometimes wickedly knowing, and is only periodically boring.
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