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Maria Grazia Cucinotta,
In her debut feature film, writer/director Angela Garcia Combs spins a dark and funny tale of an ambitious young woman at a crucial turning point in her career and her relationship with her bi-polar mother. Louise (Julia Garcia Combs) is an insurance underwriter living in Los Angeles with her mother, May (Karen Black), who has recently been evicted from her Section 8 apartment after the building was condemned. May's shaky grip on reality begins to loosen when she becomes aware of the close relationship between Louise and her trailblazing boss, Catherine (Barbara Bain), whom Louise admires and adores. Catherine is secretly fighting cancer and has an estranged relationship with her own daughter, and reaches out to Louise as a surrogate. At the same time, Catherine is pushing Louise to accept a big promotion, which will compel Louise to relocate to New York. Things heat up when May and Catherine meet by chance on Mother's Day and an alarming confrontation ensues. Throw into the mix a ... Written by
Angela Garcia Combs
Every woman is special in her own way. This film sensitively depicts the difficulties of living with a mother who is mentally ill while holding down a job and maintaining a close relationship with a boss who is mentoring you for advancement in the company.
The three female leads are all excellent. Karen Black, in one of her last roles, and Barbara Bain in a rare role, are both delightful to see in these parts. Both play strong women who have personal issues and an affection for the younger woman who holds her own and shows growth over time.
I'm so glad that I happened to notice this film in my local video store. It is one of those sweet independent productions that doesn't get much attention but will likely be appreciated by those who give it a chance. I will certainly tell people about it. Congratulations to the writer and director on a job well done...
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