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The Mother

R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
May (Anne Reid) is a middle-aged grandmother who lives in Northern England with her husband, Toots (Peter Vaughan). When Toots dies while the couple is visiting their children in London, May begins to feel a sense of isolation and falls into a deep depression. Needing something new and vital to cling to, May takes refuge in the arms of Darren (Daniel Craig), a burly handyman who is not only half her age and married, but also sleeping with her daughter, Paula (Cathryn Bradshaw).

Cast: Anne Reid , Daniel Craig , Steven Mackintosh , Cathryn Bradshaw , Oliver Ford Davies , Peter Vaughan , Harry Michell , Rosie Michell

Director: Roger Michell

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

The Mother (2003)

Release Date: May 28th, 2004|1 hr. 51 min.

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