A WOMAN'S TALE tells the story of Martha (Sheila Florance), a near-octogenerian. Now not only old but infirm, she perforce must cope with age's attendant indignities. Yet A WOMAN'S TALE is not dolorous. On the contrary, it is a story of life, love, strength and hope, with a buoyancy that
is invigorating and even inspirational.
Martha bickers with her neighbors, is bullied by her landlord and is annoyed by her apprehensive son. She is also the recipient of ministrations by her caring and deeply sympathetic nurse, Anna (Gosia Dobrowolska), and even lends her her bed for liaisons with her lover. "I will die in this bed"
she tells her; "You should love in it." Mar...