Presented by Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film & The Brattle
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(2009) directed by Martin Zandvliet, w/Paprika Steen, Michael Falch [85 mins]
Recovering alcoholic stage actress, Thea Barfoed (Paprika Steen) has gone through turmoil. Having divorced her husband, Christian (Michael Falch), and relinquished custody of their two boys during her heavy drinking days, Thea wants to start over. As her past alcohol use and indiscretions still haunt her, the reality of a new beginning seems bleak. Thea uses her inner actress’s charm and manipulation to convince her ex-husband that she is fully recovered and capable of being a good mother to their children; however, she hasn’t completely convinced herself.
On stage, Thea plays the binge drinking, ostentatious Martha in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Ironically, her stage character bears an uncanny resemblance to her personal life. As her alcoholism and past regrets hang in the balance, Thea must decide whether to confront her inner demons or to let the show go on. (synopsis from the official site)
Celebrating the yet-to-be discovered treasures of the independent film world, Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film and the Brattle present a new bi-weekly film and discussion series on alternating Monday nights through January 3, 2011. Expect to see sneak previews, festival favorites, regional features, and overlooked gems in this exciting series. Filmmakers will be in attendance on select evenings, and discussions will be held after all screenings. More »