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Sins of the Mother ()


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A graduate student is forced to put aside her past bitterness when she returns home to live with her recovering alcoholic mother.

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Nona
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Shay
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Ivy
Monaeya Silveira ...
Sunny
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Oliver
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Matt
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Stephanie
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Lois
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Carl
Gale Van Cott ...
Manager
Roman Podhora ...
Steve
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Customer (as Mike Coleman)
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Belinda
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Rev. McGuire
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Worshiper #1
Sibel Thrasher ...
Worshiper #2
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Worshiper #3
Stacee Copeland ...
Florist
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Justin
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Des
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Greg
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Angelina Momoh ...
Sunny

Directed by

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Paul A. Kaufman

Written by

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Elizabeth Hunter ... (teleplay)
 
Carleen Brice ... (novel "Orange Mint and Honey")

Produced by

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Harvey Kahn ... producer
Paul A. Kaufman ... executive producer
Damon Lee ... executive producer

Music by

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Laura Karpman

Cinematography by

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C. Kim Miles ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Garry M.B. Smith

Editorial Department

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J.D. Funari ... marketing editor
Claudio Sepulveda ... final colorist
Darryl Whetung ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Michelle Adams
Candice Elzinga
Kimberly Hardin ... (as Kim Hardin)

Art Direction by

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Dina Holmes

Set Decoration by

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Bobbi Allyn

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Rebekka Sorensen-Kjelstrup ... (as Rebekka Sorensen)

Makeup Department

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Rhosael Ciandre ... key hair stylist
Honey Dawn Faircrest ... first assistant hair stylist
Courtney Frey ... second assistant makeup artist
Brittany Isaacs ... first assistant makeup artist
Shauna Llewellyn ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Judi Babcock ... post-production supervisor
Mandy Spencer-Phillips ... production manager

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Michael Bishop ... trainee assistant director
Patrice Leung ... first assistant director
Brad Medhurst ... second assistant director

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Behjat Benham ... on-set dresser
Sergio Mattei ... assistant set decorator
Jason McConnell ... lead dresser
Shane O'Reilly ... construction coordinator
Carl Sutherland ... graphic designer
Yasmine Wallace ... property master (as Yaz Wallace)
Melinda Watts ... assistant property master

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Blair Dykes ... boom operator
Matt Hovland ... adr mixer
Randy Kiss ... sound supervisor
Shawn Miller ... sound mixer
Brent Morrison ... boom operator

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Nancy Heller ... visual effects producer

Stunts

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Ernie Jackson ... stunt coordinator (as Ernest Jackson)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Blaine Ackerly ... gaffer
Natasha Denis ... grip
Derrick Garland ... generator operator
Curtis Herbert ... dolly grip
Andy Hodgson ... best boy grip
David Hutton ... key grip
Jordan Jakobczyk ... camera trainee
Julian Marles ... grip
Nicholas McKenzie ... first assistant camera
Jos Oman ... first assistant camera: a camera
Riley Pearcy ... best boy electric
Craig Powell ... camera operator
Jeremy Spofford ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Gary Stamford ... grip
Rob Wood ... focus puller
Katie Yu ... still photographer
Lohengrin Zapiain ... b camera operator

Casting Department

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Martina Smyth ... casting associate
Natasha Tony ... extras casting
Leigh Rousson ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Shanna Mair ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Evan Chan ... location scout
Michael Gazetas ... location manager
Rico Mielnicki ... assistant location manager / assistant locations manager

Music Department

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Ben Bram ... composer: additional music
Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum ... music production
Matthew Safran ... music supervisor
Kathyjo Varco ... composer: stock music
Vincent Varco ... composer: stock music

Transportation Department

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Suki Ardawa ... driver: cable truck
Dean Fitzpatrick ... transportation coordinator
Jim Papadogambros ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Emmanuel Albano ... production assistant
Tara Armstrong ... second assistant coordinator
Violet Barisoff ... craft service / first aid
Michael Bendner ... background coordinator
Lucy MacLeod ... production coordinator
Amanda Mason ... assistant to executive
Jim McKeown ... production coordinator
Sandra Montgomery ... script supervisor
Tania Susi ... production accountant
Laura May Taylor ... production assistant
Merewyn Wagner ... assistant production coordinator
Marnie Young ... business affairs
Mitchell Winter ... production assistant (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she's forced to confront her alcoholic mother, Nona, whom is currently in AA and a churchgoer, over her entire childhood of abuse and neglect which Shay is both unwilling and unable to let go of. Written by matt-282

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Also Known As
  • Il suffit d'un premier pas (France)
  • Die Sünden der Mutter (Germany)
  • Amarties goneon (Greece)
Runtime
  • 90 min
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