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"The directors deploy 'talking heads' in a feminist strategy to represent the women, now seniors, as voices of authority. Women face the camera directly as they recount their memories, enumerating valuable details, pronouncing and judging through personal experience. The background, a woman's kitchen or parlor, reinscribes the offical space (most often the television studio or the professional office) usually reserved for traditional talking heads and asserts the authority of the domestic sphere."
-- Gail Vanstone


Source:
Vanstone, Gail. D Is for Daring: The Women behind the Films of Studio D. Toronto: Sumach Press, 2007. (p. 153)