Night, Mother – dir. John Patrick Lowrie

Original Film Title: Night, Mother

Director’s Name: John Patrick Lowrie

Writer’s Name: Ellen McLain

Producer’s Name: Sarah Parsons, Sheila Houlahan

Country of Origin: United States

Country of Filming: United States

Language: English

Runtime: 1 hour 4 minutes

Film Description:

Set amidst the COVID-19 pandemic during a Zoom conversation between a mother and daughter, Jessie (Sheila Houlahan) tells her mother Thelma (Ellen McLain) that she will commit suicide within the hour. Exploring the concentric circles of isolation, grief, and suicide, this hybrid film based on Marsha Norman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play portrays a poignant and haunting picture of the current state of mental health care in America.

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