Interview with director Anne-Marie O’Connor on Mum

2017's Mum is vaguely autobiographical, but tells a story that a lot of people can connect to. Kate O'Donnell plays a namesake character, Kate, a trans woman, who visits her mother to help get her ready for a spa-day. While there, she learns that her mother is ill, but unaware of the situation, and that she isn't exactly welcome in the family. Beyond the framing device, the short film cuts back and forth between Kate's childhood, explaining the bond between mother and child throughout the decade...

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