Pieces of a Woman is a Canadian-American film. This is a drama movie premiering on Netflix. The movie is of 128 minutes. The release dates were varying with the place. It was released on September 4, 2020, in Venice, In the United States December 30, 2020, and on January 2021 in Canada. Little Lamb, Bron Studios, Proton Cinema, and Creative Wealth Media came forward to produce the movie. The mesmerizing music in the film was given by Howard Shore. Benjamin Loeb was the cinematographer. David Jancso helped him by being an editor. Uh- Oh, I forgot to mention the main person. The Director – Kornel Mundruczo. Kate Weber did the screenplay for the movie.
Coming to the On-Screen cast, Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf is the main leads. The other characters were played by Molly Parker, Sarah Snook, Benny Safdie, Jimmie Fails, Ellen Burstyn, Iliza Shlesinger. It is based on Mundruczo and Weber Stageplay of the name Pieces of a Woman. The film got its attraction at the very start of the movie. Thinking How? Calm Down, the answer is The movie got noted for its long take childbirth scene at the start of the film. The movie got Kirby Fame. Kirby received Volpi Cup for Best Actress at 77th. International Film Festival. Kirby also got Academy Award, BAFTA, SAG, Critics’ Choice, and Golden Globe nominations.
Pieces of a Woman – What happens in the Movie? Story Explained :
Sean and Martha, A couple in Boston, get the blessing of having a child in the early stages of the marriage. Martha goes through labor at their home. Sean calls Eva their alternate midwife as their personal midwife Barbara was unavaIlable. Martha gets complications because of her labor pains. Eva learns that the baby’s heartbeat was dropping dangerously low. She tells Sean to call an ambulance. Martha gives birth to a safe baby, but soon after, the baby turns blue, and baby dies with Cardiac Arrest. One month later, the couple goes to a Coroner to find the reason. Though Martha was reluctant, Sean wanted to know the reason for their baby’s death. The doctor tells that the reason was not known yet. They were quite sure that the baby died due to low oxygen and blames Eva for that. Sean leaves with grief, but Martha was anxious to know the reason.
Martha wanted to donate her body to science. Sean and her mother set a Conflict as they wanted to bury the baby. A few years later, Suzzane, Martha’s cousin, helps to investigate the couple’s case. The film comes with a twist when Sean gets hooked up with Suzzane. In the later part, Suzzane informs Sean that a potential lawsuit against Eva could be lucrative.
Will Martha testify at Eva’s Trail – Ending Explained
At a tense family gathering, Martha’s mother Elizabeth shows off. She forces her daughter to attend Eva’s trial. Elizabeth also blames Martha that she took the wrong decision about homebirth. She also goes to Sean and expresses that she never liked him. She offers him a cheque and commands him to leave the place. Sean cheated Martha was the reason for Elizabeth’s grief. She tells him to leave Martha and the house and never come back. Martha drops him at the Logan International Airport. Sean reluctantly leaves for Seattle.
As life goes on, The D-Day comes for the trial of Eva. Martha testifies at the trial. After the testimony, the judge allows her to visit the court. Martha states that Eva is not at fault for the death. She also tells her Eva is not worth the blame. Martha gets home and sees a few apple seeds start sprouting in her refrigerator. She plants the seeds in the garden. A month later, she drops her daughter’s ashes into the river. She reaches near a bridge for which Sean helped to build. She drops the ashes into the river from the bridge. After a few years, a little girl climbs up the apple tree. The girl picks an apple and eats it. Martha calls her Lucianna and helps her to climb down. The two go inside the home together.
Overview Of Pieces of a Woman
The Pieces of a Woman’s ending can be explained like, As the apple tree grows majestically, Martha also learns to live her life without trauma gradually. She also gives birth to a baby girl with her new partner. The movie portrayed the feelings of a woman in a soothing manner. Martha gets through many challenges in life. She gets married, She gets blessed with a child, She experiences the feeling of being a mother, Sooner the baby dies. The heart of the mother shatters all at once. Martha yet fights for her child even when she has no support. She stands for her even when Sean betrays her. So this is a Woman for you! Once she’s set to do something! She’s gonna do it in all odds and evens.