When Emma moves in with her estranged, gay son, the pair must learn to reconnect through food where words fail, and face the foreclosure of the family's Chinese restaurant and a stubborn fear of intimacy.
Five college friends, all on the cusp of 30, reunite in Mammoth Lakes, California for a wedding of two of the group. Thirty six hours before the wedding, the long-lost sixth friend - the ... See full summary »
I caught this film on late-night cable as part of the gay focused programming that appears each June. There is a gay relationship at the center (Barney/Dimi), but that is only one of the orbits in this universe.
How one relates to family, lover, lover's family, self, and life and death are all important considerations of this short. Well done, very well acted.
The device of the two using a video camera spills over to the feel of the entire film. One experiences a real "slice of life" and is all the richer for it.
I would really like to see this make a DVD anthology of shorts. I would want it in my collection.
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