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The Rest of Us

Directed by Aisling Chin-Yee
Canada, 2019 (fiction, 80 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Celles qui restent", "Geriye Kalanlar", "Le reste de nous"

Film Description:
"A single-mother welcomes her ex-partner's wife and daughter into her life, leading to a new, sometimes tense, family dynamic and an unlikely female friendship, in Aisling Chin-Yee's humorous and heartbreaking debut. [...] Cami (Heather Graham) is a children's book author and illustrator who has been raising her surly and combative teenage daughter, Aster ([...] Sophie Nélisse), on her own ever since her ex, Craig, abandoned them to start a new life with Rachel (Jodi Balfour). When an unforeseeable tragedy leaves Rachel and Tallulah (Abigail Pniowsky), the daughter she had with Craig, evicted and with no place to go, Cami steps in and offers to put them up in her rundown camper. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Cami and Rachel's path to friendship is a rough one, what with years of simmering resentment constantly threatening to spill over. Those old tensions are exacerbated when both mothers hit it off with the other's daughter, each offering quantities of understanding that the birth parent can't. This already tenuous situation is even further complicated by the secrets that all concerned are hiding, even the outwardly saintly Cami. [...]"
-- Steve Gravestock (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Alanna Francis
Produced by: Katie Bird Nolan, Lindsay Tapscott, Will Woods, Emma Fleury, Damon D'Oliveira, Patrice Theroux
Principal Cast: Heather Graham, Sophie Nélisse, Jodi Balfour, Abigail Pniowsky
Cinematography: Daniel Grant
Film Editing: Véronique Barbe, Aisling Chin-Yee
Production Company: Babe Nation Films

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