Veronica wants to remain in jail for a sexual assault she knows she's been wrongfully indicted for. She and her father, Jim, find themselves acting out of the bounds of good behavior as the past haunts them.

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Atom Egoyan

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Atom Egoyan
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Laysla De Oliveira ... Veronica
Luke Wilson ... Father Greg
David Thewlis ... Jim
Cherie D'Elia Cherie D'Elia ... Lisa
Sugith Varughese ... Indian Restaurant Manager
Juan Carlos Velis ... Spanish Restaurant Owner
Joyce Rivera ... Spanish Restaurant Owner
Srdjan Vilotijevic Srdjan Vilotijevic ... Tito
Roula Said Roula Said ... Fatima
Isabelle Franca ... Young Veronica
Tennille Read ... Roseangela
Alexandre Bourgeois ... Clive
Rossif Sutherland ... Mike
Seamus Patterson ... Lenny
Sochi Fried ... Alicia
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A man's daughter a high school teacher who is accused of abusing her position of authority with a student. When Veronica rebuffs Jim's attempts to secure her early release, Jim begins to take out his frustrations through his work as a food inspector.

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Fado singer Amália Rodrigues song "Dura Memória" is heard on the film. See more »

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Brilliant!!
16 January 2021 | by byakushisakuraSee all my reviews

I was hooked from the minute this movie started and by the end I was in tears.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2020 (USA) See more »

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Guest of Honour See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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$1,780
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