Two Indigenous women from different backgrounds come together and share a moment between distress and communion. A naturalistic and highly sensitive first film where women’s words and experiences are brought to life in all their complexity.
Rosie is barefoot in the rain in the streets of Vancouver. She is very young, pregnant, on the run and in danger. Older and better-off Áila takes her under her wing. The two Indigenous women from different backgrounds exchange thoughts on motherhood, sharing and privilege, body image, culture and violence, alternately lying, pushing away and trying to understand one another. The subtle, incisive camera stays on them at all times. This naturalistic first film is a technical tour de force, a...
BRITISH COLUMBIA, Norway, Canada
| 105 minutes | 2019
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