Penelope, My Love
- Claire Doyon
- 88 min
- English, French
The ferocity of a mother’s love trades the battle for the path of peace.
For 18 years, director Doyon has been filming Pénélope, her daughter with autism and Rett syndrome.
Composed of DV tapes, Super 8 reels and HD archives, the 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 the 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.
Asia Pacific Premiere
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