WHO’S IN IT?
Shirley Henderson (Trainspotting), Théodore Pellerin (The Demons), Mary Galloway (Fire Song), Nicholas Campbell (Cinderella Man), Jared Abrahamson (Detour), Hugo Ateo (Sea of Dreams), Lorne Cardinal (Rust), Chilton Crane (It Waits), Beverley Elliott (Unforgiven), Eric Keenleyside (Dreamcatcher), Kelly Metzger (film debut), Steven Cree Molison (The Fog), Sean Owen Roberts (Vice), Mel Tuck (Windup), Jonathan Whitesell (The Unspoken)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Kathleen Hepburn (film debut), director, writer; James Brown (Down River) and Tyler Hagan (film debut), producers; Ben Fox (Suck It Up), composer; Norm Li (Beyond The Black Rainbow), cinematographer; Simone Smith (Everyday Is Like Sunday), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Following her husband’s death, Judy (Henderson) struggles to remain independent despite the advancement of her Parkinson’s disease. Meanwhile, her son Jamie (Pellerin) attempts to cope with his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta’s oil field work camps…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Parkinson’s disease is an incredibly difficult illness to portray on screen, but actress Shirley Henderson gives it all she’s got to play someone going through the stages of it whilst also fighting several other obstacles.