Toni Collette filmed her scenes in the film over six days. See more »
Written by Ed Cobb
Performed by Soft Cell
Published by Embassy Music Corp
By kind permission of Music Sales Creative
Courtesy of Virgin (EMI)
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd See more »
When people have a drinking problem, it affects everyone around them as well
12/8/17. This was actually a very good portrayal about what alcoholism does to a family. Reynor does a phenomenal job as the young adult son of Toni Collette's alcoholic mother at the verge of dying because of her excesses with drink. This is the first time I have seen such a sensitive portrayal about a son who is torn apart by having to be a caretaker of a parent with a severe substance abuse disorder. You can feel his pain as he dutifully does all he can to try and save his mother from herself. While totally depressing, this movie is worth watching to remind us that when people have a substance use disorder, they are not the only one in pain, it affects EVERYONE around them. Also, a good portrayal of those who provide services to these people and their families.
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