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Lea ★★ 1996

Lea (Vlasakova) becomes mute after witnessing her abusive father kill her mother but writes the dead woman poems and letters to express her motions. However, Lea becomes even more withdrawn from the world when she's given in an arranged marriage to the much-older Herbert (Redl). Herbert marries Lea because she resembles his dead wife but Lea finds he has disturbing similarities to her father. German with subtitles. 100m/C VHS, DVD . GE Lenka Vlasakov, Christian Redl, Hanna Schygulla; D: Ivan Fila; W: Ivan Fila.

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lea tract of open ground, (hence) grassland. OE. lēa(h), corr. to OHG. lōh (MHG. low brush-wood, scrub-land) :- Gmc. *lauχ- :- IE. *louq-, repr. also by L. lūcus grove, Lith. laūkas field. Skr. loká- open space; the basic meaning was prob. ‘clearing’, and developed from that of LIGHT1.

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lea / / • n. poetic/literary an open area of grassy or arable land: the lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea.

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Lea

a measure of yarn which varies according to type, i.e., worsted [80 yards] or cotton [120 yards], 1399.

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