the beaches

two sisters one book a changed world

1930’s. two american sisters. one in paris, one in new york. the sister in paris publishes a book from her small bookshop. the united states deem it obscene and deny her rights of travel away from the encroaching nazi occupation. the sister in new york is compelled to hire a human rights lawyer. they run out of time.

the book is ulysses. the case is the biggest obscenity trial in american history

A novel by Carl Oprey

it’s not something I have to chain myself to the railings for… It’s only a book….

Sylvia Beach

the beaches is attending the cannes marché du film 22 – 26 JUNE 2020 


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