On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we want to suggest 5 TV series starring courageous women, willing to do anything to protect what is closest to their hearts: affections and dreams.
The women they conquered TV with courage, determination, independence and genius. And, on the occasion of International Women’s Daywe have selected 5 for you TV series with female protagonists that in their fragility they have been able to find the greatest strength. “Never give up” is perhaps the motto that unites the women protagonists of the TV series that we offer, to be easily recovered in streaming (and not only on March 8).
5 TV series starring inspiring women
Often the female protagonists of TV series appear to be superheroes even though they don’t actually have extraordinary physical strength and extraordinary abilities. But that’s not the case with Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen), Marvel character who became an Avenger and soon his own enemy. In Wanda Vision tries to heal the wounds of a shattered heart that represents his world: shaky but willing to believe anything to heal. Wanda creates a parallel reality where she pretends that Vision is still alive, both very far from the ordeal with the Infinity Stones piloted by Thanos. And she, closed in her bubble, tries to hold that unfortunate love as close as possible. Despite the events following the TV series, in Wanda Vision the protagonist discovers that she has always had a great strength within herself and of be able to survive it alleven to a broken heart.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Set in the late 1950s, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel proposes a protagonist willing to do anything to pursue her dreams. Designed by Amy Sherman-Palladino (the same signature as A mum for a friend) for the Amazon Studiosthe TV series starring Rachel Brosnahan it is a constant source of inspiration. Everyone like Midge we should learn to care little about what the rest of the world thinks and what society imposes. Rather we should learn to listen to each other more. Midge is a woman who chooses her career over her family in a time when it was not possible to put free will first. Yet she tried to make the best of every mishap, always with a big smile on her lips and believing first in her own abilities.
The Handmaid’s Tale
Based on the dystopian novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most talked about TV series of recent years. Elizabeth Moss plays the intrepid June Osborne, introduced as a Handmaid to Commander Fred Waterford and his wife Serena. In a world exhausted by declining fertility rates and civil war, the new regime mandated that every wealthy family be assigned a Handmaid, a woman dressed in red whose job it is to bring a child into the world for her master. There are many Handmaids brave women who, together with June, seek to rebel and regain their freedom, no matter the cost.
The chess queen
Quickly become a cult, The chess queen with Anya Taylor-Joy she demonstrated the courage of a brilliant woman who is not afraid to face prejudice. Child prodigy turned chess star, Beth Harmon immediately approaches a complicated and fascinating world at the same time. But going down that road has both pros and cons, especially for Beth, who will be able to count on very few affections. Her life, marked by strong addictions to alcohol and psychotropic drugs, points to a single goal: to become a great teacher.
The last tip of TV series starring strong and courageous women could only be maid. The drama miniseries is inspired by the memoir Maid: Hard work, low pay, and a mother’s will to survive. The title, in this case, tries to summarize everything you need to know about the plot. Margaret Qualley shares the scene with his mother, Andie MacDowell, who plays Alex’s mom in fiction. Both on the run from violent men, they tried to face adversity with a motherly spirit. Alex he would do anything for his daughter, as well as his mother Paula at the time he would have done anything for her. Determined to build a better future for herself and her family, Alex tries not to make the same mistake again, but above all she must learn to forgive her (her mother) and forgive herself.