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The Woman Banker


(La Banquière)

Director Francis Girod

In 1908, Emma Eckhert is a humble but ambitious Jewess. In 1923, she achieves her first successes on the stock exchange. By 1929, she is living in luxury and is a frequent guest at society functions. Emma makes no secret of her homosexuality, offending middle-class morality. She has become a rich and powerful banker.