Pepas's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is. Meanwhile; ... See full summary »
Diane is the mother, Love in the daughter, and Donyaeh is the HIV+ toddler that's Love's son (Diane's grandchild). While unwed mother Love struggles to raise her child she also must try to keep her mother Diane from relapsing into the 'crack' world that has dominated so much of her life.
Extremely gripping documentary that puts you inside an impoverished household with seemingly no hope for survival. Somehow there are joyful moments to be found among the sad, and the struggle to make your child's life a little better than your own becomes all the more poignant.
Gritty documentary is worth your time if you like your life-dramas on the heavy side.
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