Jennifer Fox faces a host of life-altering questions after a short story from her middle school days forces her to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive. An accomplished documentarian working in New York, Jennifer is completing her latest project, about the lives of women around the world. She receives a series of phone calls from her mother, Nettie, who has found a short story Jennifer wrote at the age of 13 for school. In it, she describes various encounters with her riding instructor Mrs. G and her running coach Bill while away at summer camp. Nettie is unnerved by the implications of her daughter's writing, but Jennifer is nonplussed. She has always looked back with fondness on the time she spent with the two charismatic adults. Egged on by Nettie and encouraged by her supportive fiancé, Jennifer yearns to know more and sets out on a journey to find the real people 30 years later - the children, now adults, who also attended...
Did You Know?
The film first premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where it sold to HBO films for an undisclosed sum that was reported by Variety to be in the high seven figure range. The movie aired on HBO four months later, on 26 May 2018. See more
The film is set in the year 2008 but the technical devices such as Apple iPhone, iMac and Macbook are from 2015, when filming took place. See more
[referring to Mrs. G
She was probably abused as a child herself...
You don't know that!
...Trust me mom, I know.
If You Could Read My Mind
Written and performed by Gordon Lightfoot See more