GLOWING STARS - I TAKET LYSER STJÄRNORNA
|DQ winner in Kristiansand 2009|
Director: Lisa Siwe
35mm – 1 hour 30 min
Swedish speech – English subtitles
Recommended from 14 years
Jenna lives two lives parallel lives. While experiencing the thrills and sensations of adolescence, her mom is dying. Jenna struggles with finding herself while facing the fear of continue life without her mom.
This is a well-made feature film debut, which touches the heart. It is a small town/suburb drama, with which a lot of us can identify themselves, and it is raised to a more universal level by not emphasizing at all where or when the movie plays. The women are central in this strong daily life drama which tells the story of family tragedy, youth and death, but first of all it concerns friendship at many different levels.