Sashinka • 1h 18m
Seattle International Film Festival
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma de Montréal
Whistler Film Festival
When young, up-and-coming, musician Sasha receives a surprise visit from her mother just as she's about to perform one of the biggest shows of her career, she is forced confront a past she's worked hard to leave behind. This compelling Montreal-set drama from director Kristina Wagenbauer, is a dual character study, examining the mother and daughter's psychological similarities, their self destructive tendencies and the complex nature of their relationship. The two lead performances from Carla Turcotte and Natalia Dontcheva are excellent, with both actors giving multilayered, memorable performances in equally challenging roles.
Canada - 2017 - 1h 19m
Directed By: Kristina Wagenbauer
Written By: Marie-Geneviève Simard, Kristina Wagenbauer
Starring: Carla Turcotte, Natalia Dontcheva, David Giguère
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