In BREASTS: A DOCUMENTARY, nearly two dozen women, some topless, chat informally about a part of their body that is--pardon the pun--endowed with a menu of meanings that far exceeds its anatomical function. Touching on a wide range of topics ranging from breast augmentation to breast
cancer, from shame to pride, BREASTS may be comprehensive but holds few revelations.
Director Meema Spadola chose 22 women (including one male-to-female transsexual) to be interviewed on camera from over 200 completed questionnaires. Dividing the documentary into loose categories, she has grouped together related comments on topics including being fitted for bras, early breast