It becomes obvious how those two approaches above could complement each other to produce something like "Gone with the Wind' or " Withering Heights' of the modern. The great movie would have combined a powerful male with a free- spirited female .. Something like that I saw in one of the movies with Angelina Jolie and Clive Owen.
Nora Ephron worked hard to show the issues the free female character encounters in the everyday America and her women are alive. The proper next step was to learn and accept that a) those issues are universal , same as the types of women and b) those issues cannot be resolved without men. Nobody succeeds alone.
Nora's movies did not address that but Nora's life did. It was a pleasure.
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