A middle-aged man has sacrificed living a full independent life to care for the mother he is devoted to.
Making exquisite use of the musty rooms that are his mother’s entire world, this semi-improvised saga is atmospherically photographed and exquisitely designed. But it’s the gently farcical interaction and cutting dialogue of the non-professional cast that makes this so enticing.
Released: 07 December 2009
The semi-improvised performances and gently nostalgic tone makes this endearing and captivating.
Reviewed by David Parkinson