Chantal Akerman was born on June 6, 1950, in Brussels, Belgium, as Chantal Anne Akerman. She was a director and writer, directing almost 50 films in her lifetime. She was married to Sonia Wieder-Atherton. She died on October 5, 2015, in Paris, France.
Early Mourning: On Chantal Akerman’s “My Mother Laughs”
Daniel Fraser looks at the most recent translation of Chantal Akerman’s “My Mother Laughs” as a work about motherhood, illness, and language....