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Cancer Ascendant, Aries Sun, Taurus Moon, Uranus Rising
BORN: 6 April 1954, 11:15 (11:15AM) CET (1hE), Mönchengladbach, Germany. RR: A. Sy Scholfield [copyright] quotes data from Treut by email, 12 April 2010: "11:15 am on April 6th in 1954 in Mgladbach which is close to Duesseldorf/Cologn."
FEATURES: PERSONALIZED PLANETS:
Cancer URANUS (conjunct Ascendant), Leo PLUTO (square Moon; trine Sun), Libra NEPTUNE (opposite Sun; quincunx Moon), Sagittarius MARS (disposits Aries Sun; quincunx Moon), Capricorn Ascendant (conjunct Descendant), Pisces MERCURY (conjunct MC), Aries SUN (conjunct Midheaven).
PATTERNS: CARDINAL T-SQUARE (Chiron opposite Uranus, both square Neptune), MUTABLE T-SQUARE (Jupiter opposite Mars, both square Mercury), GRAND TRINE (Pluto, Mars, Venus), KITE (Grand Trine plus Neptune), YOD (Neptune sextile Mars, both quincunx Taurus Moon).
UNASPECTED: Aries ERIS, Scorpio SATURN. SHAPE: SPLASH.
CHINESE SIGN: WOOD HORSE. NUMEROLOGY: "11" LIFEPATH.
[with Astrology notes by Sy Scholfield]
Monika Treut is an openly-lesbian German filmmaker.
In the mid-1970s she began working with video. Her PhD thesis The Cruel Woman: Female Images in the Writing of Marquis de Sade and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch was published in Germany, Switzerland and Austria in 1984.
She founded Hyena Filmproduktion together with Elfi Mikesch in 1984, and began producing, writing, and directing independent feature films.
She is best known for Seduction: The Cruel Woman, a 1985 German film that explored sadomasochistic sex practices [Treut has Uranus rising at the end of the 12th, the House of masochism, with Uranus ruling the 8th, the House of sadism]. She also directed Virgin Machine, Female Misbehavior, Gendernauts, the documentary of three Taiwanese women of three generations, "Tigerwomen Grow Wings," and the documentary Didn't Do It For Love, about actress and documentary filmmaker Eva Norvind.