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What My Mother Told Me (1995)

Exquisitely beautiful and profoundly moving, What My Mother Told Me is a dramatic journey towards self discovery. The story focuses on Jesse, a young woman from England, who goes to ... See full summary »
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Adjoa Andoh ... Jesse
Leonie Forbes ... Catherine Stewart
Clarence Smith ... Frank
Nadine Williams Nadine Williams ... Young Jesse
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Exquisitely beautiful and profoundly moving, What My Mother Told Me is a dramatic journey towards self discovery. The story focuses on Jesse, a young woman from England, who goes to Trinidad to bury her father. Reluctantly she agrees to meet her mother, whom she thought had abandoned her when she was a child. Her mother tells her stories, revealing a troubled and violent marriage, and Jesse is forced to face the truth about her past. Written by Frances-Anne

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Country:

UK | Trinidad and Tobago

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1995 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Gasparillo, Trinidad and Tobago See more »

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