Mothers and Daughters
My Mother's Luck - Toronto,
mid-1930s. A mother is resting her feet
after a long day's work in her beauty
salon. She speaks to her daughter; the
young girl has secretly made plans to
return to Germany to live with her
father, and the Mother is deciding if
she will allow her. Cast: Two females.
The Shield - A young woman
talks about the life of her cabbie
father, and relives the last minutes of
his life. Cast: One female, one male.
The Boy on the
The mother of a young soldier killed in
the war is unveiling a plaque in her
church, honouring the war dead. She has
rehearsed her speech, but finds herself
unable to stick to her prepared text.
Cast: One male, one female.
- A son visits his mother in the
hospital. What follows is a kind of
dance. One of them is dying. Cast:
One female, one male.
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