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Written by Ivan Radford   
Tuesday, 08 March 2011 10:30

Following in the footsteps of the politically charged Mrs. Doubtfire, this new short film examines gender inequality for International Women's Day - and reminds us that Robin Williams made a far better woman than Daniel Craig.



"We're equals, aren't we 007?" Judi Dench's imposing M addresses her male secret agent while Daniel Craig stays silent.

Nowhere Boy director Sam Taylor-Wood was commissioned to shoot this short for International Women's Day. It lists figures that will be quoted a lot today, but whether you agree with the need to have International Women's Day or not, this is technically the first film featuring 007 directed by a woman. Given that Kathryn Bigelow was only recently the first woman to win a Best Director Oscar for The Hurt Locker, the choice of production team (including Kick-Ass writer Jane Goldman) is almost as significant as the statistics that Judi Dench reads out.

"Are we equals? Until the answer is yes, we must never stop asking."  

That's what Mrs. Doubtfire was trying to tell us all along, right? 


If not, then Mrs. Featherbottom certainly made the point pretty clear: