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‘Misbehaviour' earns title as winning political biopic

Posted On: Sep 25, 2020   |   Posted By: Boston Herald

‘Misbehaviour' earns title as winning political biopic

MOVIE REVIEW
“MISBEHAVIOUR”
Not rated. Available for streaming on Amazon, VUDU, iTunes and other streaming platforms.
Grade: B+
It isn't such a far leap from Miss World to “mis-behavior” as it turns out. In 1970 London, two women struggle with cultural expectations, burgeoning efforts to seek gender and racial equality, and their own personal dramas and fears while trying to make the world a better place for those like them in “Misbehaviour.”
A drama based on the true story, the film features Keira Knightley as the real-life Sally Alexander, a recently divorced English university student, historian and women's rights activist, who faces a long established patriarchy in the university, a disapproving, old-fashioned mother at home and has found a new frenemy in Jo Robinson , a more radical, working-class women's rights activist. Sally's mother Evelyn wants her to be a more conventional wife and mother. Sally's political leanings threaten her future at University...

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