Margit Myhr: Stilt trør kvinner i sørgedans

In 1349, a father imprisoned his daughter in a small house on the farm, to save her from the black plague. In 1733, Liv Engebretsdotter was executed as the second last person in Hallingdal, Norway, accused for having killed her newborn child. In 1862, Gro Gudmundstad, 20 years old, emigrated to America to be able to live with the man she loved. These are three stories from real life about women and the choices they had to face on their own. How was it? What feelings did they have - and what dreams?

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