Release date25 January 1979 (1979-01-25) WriterJudith Herzberg (screenplay), Nouchka van Brakel (screenplay), Carel Donck (idea) Initial releaseJanuary 25, 1979 (Netherlands) ScreenplayNouchka van Brakel, Judith Herzberg CastMonique van de Ven (Eve), Maria Schneider (Liliane), Marijke Merckens (Sonja), Peter Faber (Ad), Renée Soutendijk (Sigrid) Similar moviesThe Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, Unveiled, Aimee & Jaguar, Les Invisibles, My Summer of Love, Fire
Een vrouw als eva a woman like eve
A Woman Like Eve (Dutch: Een vrouw als Eva) is a 1979 Dutch drama film about a woman who leaves her husband for another woman. The film was directed by Nouchka van Brakel; Monique van de Ven stars in the title role of Eve, with Peter Faber as her husband Ad and Maria Schneider as Liliane, who becomes Eve's lover. The plot focusses on the child custody battle that ensues after Eve leaves her husband.
The film had festival showings at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Contemporary Cinema) (1980); San Francisco International Gay Film Festival (1981), and Gay & Lesbian Media Coalition's "Out on the Screen" Festival (1992). The film was selected as the Dutch entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.