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Happy Mother's Day,readers!Here's new contributor Angelica Jade Bastién returning to talk Bette Davis,tell all bios,and a 1940s classic.- Editor

When I introduce friends to Bette Davis for the first time I tend to show themNow,Voyager.Yes,the film gives us one of Davis' best performances but my love for it is deeply personal.Whenever I watchNow,VoyagerI see my emotional landscape on the screen.As a teenager struggling with mental illness and a caring yet controlling mother who didn't quite know how to handle it the film was a revelation.It gave me hope that I could become the woman I always dreamed of.Ultimately,my obsession with the film centers upon the multiple ways it explores motherhood.

Now,Voyageris essentially about the transformation of Charlotte Vale (Bette Davis) from spinster aunt figure to badass,emotionally realized womanhood.The film begins with Charlotte teetering at the edge of a nervous breakdown brought upon by the multitude of ways her mother,Mrs.Vale,controls her...


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