In a gritty small town during the 1980’s deep recession lives 15-year-old Alice and her mother, Diane, a larger-than-life former actress whose fame has passed her by. Although beaming with charisma, Diane has been caught in a vicious cycle of depression clinging to her daughter and their fantasy of a better life. They have hit bottom moving into a dangerous neighborhood, saddled with insurmountable money troubles, when Alice is faced with a harrowing decision. How much can you afford to sacrifice for those you love?
A striking dramatic role for Broadway superstar BERNADETTE PETERS.
Runtime: 93 minutes
Format: 1:78 HD
Sound: Dolby Sr.
Directed by Lisa Albright
Starring: Bernadette Peters, Rachel Brosnahan, Peter Friedman, Reyna de Courcy, Jayce Bartok, Ann Dowd, Christoper Durham
Official Selection – Woodstock Film Festival
“Be sure to have a box of Kleenex handy for this little gem…” – DVD & Blu-Ray Release Report
Rachel Brosnahan To Star In CBS Miniseries ‘The Dovekeepers’ – Deadline Hollywood
“Standout performances by Bernadette Peters and Rachel Brosnahan” – Variety
“The fearsome co-dependency at the film’s core registers strongly” – Variety
“Bernadette Peters shines” – Hollywood Reporter
“Brave Performances” – Steven Holden – NY Times
“Brosnahan keeps her character’s devotion to her mother both believable and affecting.” – NY Post
“An impressive Rachel Brosnahan” – Marsha McCreadie, Village Voice
“heartfelt performances.” – NY Daily News
“Peters does a beautiful job” – NY Daily News
“Albright is an able, sometimes inspired director” – Edgeonthenet
“Peters delivers a haunting and heartbreaking performance…” – Entertainment Tonight
“Emotional and timely…full of warmth and humor” – I-D Magazine