When her single mom runs off to California, Lauduree, a passionate environmentalist, clings to her rural home and a carbon sequestration experiment. But her grandmother Greta, a caustic nurse on the verge of moving in with her long-distance boyfriend, has other plans. Thrust into each other’s lives, the two women must learn to trust each other and leap into the unknown.
Film informationGenre: Drama
- The A.V. Club - by Mike D'Angelo
First-time writer-director Jenny Deller has assembled a superb cast, with Madigan in particular making the most of her character’s no-nonsense flintiness. ...read more
- Slant Magazine - by Chuck Bowen
The film is ultimately enjoyable despite its faults, at least partially because it represents an earnest, honest attempt to empathize with struggling American working-class women. ...read more
- Village Voice - by Andrew Schenker
The film is most successful as a character study of a stubborn, prickly girl whose intelligence far outweighs her immediate prospects. ...read more