Silky Otter Cinemas
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Doc Edge - Penelope, My Love

Starring:
Various
Run time:
88 mins
Release date:
17 June 2022

For 18 years, director Claire Doyon has been filming Pénélope, her daughter with autism and Rett syndrome. Composed of DV tapes, Super 8 reels and HD archives, this film traces the relationship between mother and daughter through different stages - the shock of the diagnosis, the fight against it, the resolve, the acceptance and discovery of a different mode of existence. This deeply moving and intimate film is a tribute to the mother daughter bond and what our children can teach us.

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