ISABELLA ROSSELLINI'S MAMMAS
"Isabella Rossellini’s Mammas is an unsentimental look at motherhood — very unsentimental. The mothers in this new series of film shorts take multiple husbands, abandon their young, even cannibalize them. And they take maternal self-sacrifice to an extreme, letting their hungry young devour them.
The mothers in these films are, respectively, a dunnock, a cuckoo, a hamster, and a spider. As in her previous series, the celebrated Green Porno, Rossellini wrote,...