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'What is a surprise is how vulnerable the book is – not commodified vulnerability, the kind where a work has been examined from every possible angle to make sure the writer still remains appealing even when exhibiting their worst traits – but frighteningly unguarded. It’s a risk from a woman whose career was defined by risks. Akerman eschewed all labels, including that of a feminist filmmaker, and MY MOTHER LAUGHS can be seen as the final word on how she would like to be remembered – simply, as a daughter who paid attention.' -- THE WHITE REVIEW