Duration: 101 min.
Maggie has had four children, by four different fathers, removed by social services because of a previous violent relationship. When she meets Jorge, a gentle Latin American refugee, she gradually sees her chance for happiness, but her history still haunts her.
realistic, biting, emotional, serious, harsh, sincere, thought provoking, intense, disturbing, heartbreaking ...
working class, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, immigrants, single parent, violence, drinking, hospital, parents and children, custody, life philosophy, love, children, violent, life & death, relationships, idealism, catastrophe, crime gone awry, character study, brutality, environment, culture clash, society, workplace ...
20th century, 90s
england, california, liverpool, paraguay