… a woman of Vision …

Hildegard Von Bingen was a remarkable woman of the 12th Century, administrator, author, artist, physician, musician and composer, and councilor to leaders of state.  The film stresses two personality traits — her determination and emotional volatility — at the expense of her strong, thoughtful intellect.  It also seems odd that, as visual art, the film makes no use of her vibrant manuscript paintings.

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