A young woman struggling to deal with her mother's death and her father's mistakes reconnects with her half-sister, and, inspired by a new boyfriend, sets out on a quest to find someone to help. Though excited and hopeful when she meets a woman in need, she encounters a situation more emotionally and morally complicated than she had expected to find.
Won: Best Film - Domestic, 2011 New York Latino Film Festival
Nominated: Best New Narrative Filmmaker - Best Director, 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
With clarity and subtlety, McGlade Chazelle depicts the seesawing emotions of damaged people who find that attempting to help others heal is an unpredictable and difficult process and wonÃ¢??t necessarily lead immediately to healing the self. -- Amy Taubin, FILM COMMENT