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Never Steady, Never Still

Directed by Kathleen Hepburn
Canada, 2017 (fiction, 112 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Nunca estable, nunca quieta"
Never Steady, Never Still
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Film Description:
"Never Steady, Never Still is a devastating examination of the costs of long-term illness on a family. Shirley Henderson delivers a fearless, deeply moving performance as Judy, a woman who has battled Parkinson's disease nearly all her married life. As the illness exacts its toll, her husband, Eddie (Nicholas Campbell), struggles to care for her—and pushes their son, Jamie ([...] Théodore Pellerin), into adulthood, demanding he take a job far from home. Propelled by a profound sense of empathy and loss, Never Steady heartbreakingly charts the decline in Judy's health (her increasing difficulty in managing even quotidian tasks) and fiercely, poetically laments what might have been. [...] "
-- Steve Gravestock (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Kathleen Hepburn
Produced by: James Brown, Tyler Hagan, Evan Crowe, Perry Miotto, Lori Lozinski, Carol Whiteman
Principal Cast: Shirley Henderson, Théodore Pellerin, Mary Galloway, Nicholas Campbell, Jared Abrahamson, Hugo Ateo, Lorne Cardinal, Chilton Crane, Beverley Elliott, Eric Keenleyside, Kelly Metzger, Steven Cree Molison, Sean Owen Roberts, Mel Tuck, Jonathan Whitesell
Cinematography: Norm Li
Film Editing: Simone Smith
Music: Ben Fox
Production Company: Christie Street Creative, Experimental Forest Films

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