1971. Nora is a young wife and mother who lives in a small village with her husband and her two sons. The Swiss rural area is untouched by the great social changes brought about by the 1968 movement. Nor Nora’s life is affected – she is a quiet and well-liked person until she starts to publicly fight for women’s rights to vote.
Later on, Petra Volpe’s Swiss director, Zodiac Pictures, premiered at the renowned Tribeca Film Festival in New York, where she won the Audience Award, Marie Leuenberger’s Best Actress Award, and the Nora Ephron Prize (for the director and screenwriter Petra Volpe) “for her courageous and compassionate storytelling, a beautiful cinema, a complex characterization of the female experience, a perfect navigation of both drama and comedy” (jury).