Set in Virginia circa 1840, we find Coffey a house slave and Adeline, a field slave, beaten and held captive in a tiny wooden box. What starts in dire straights becomes a story of love and the fight for freedom.
Amanda Sage was a dissident whose beliefs and ideas retain the power to disturb a long established mode of living. A restless public is re-awakening long after her death fueled by the ... See full summary »
Grad student dealing with eviction in Brooklyn forms a cathartic relationship with a local bartender hiding his own secrets and a terminally ill hospice patient she's interviewing for her thesis on what happens after we die.
Loss is a tough subject. It's tough to live through and even tougher to navigate in a rational manner because in the midst of our losses we are often significantly less than rational. The characters in this beautiful film are often less than articulate, wise or even kind. However they are never less than human. The script direction and performances all skillfully manage to convey a compassionate vision of how folks strive for wholeness when they are feeling broken. It is a delightful journey to share.
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