Saint Frances

Alex Thompson

Alex Thompson

Director

Country

United States

Format

Feature film

Year

2019

Duration

1 h 46 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Audience Award, 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Stream

Premieres

Interests

Lesbian, Youth

Occasionally things happen in life that make us feel as if the universe is enjoying a cruel joke at our expense.

At the onset of a hot summer in Chicago, and having had no time to recover from or process a recent abortion, Bridget begins a job as nanny to stubborn six-year-old Frances. With Bridget’s life in disarray and Frances struggling to adjust to the birth of a baby brother, the two begin to form a bond. But as Bridget moves more deeply into the world of Frances and her moms, her personal relationships suffer and she loses sight of life outside of her job.

Featuring standout performances across the board—most notably from six-year-old Ramona Edith-Williams—Saint Frances is a film about family in all of its forms.

Mon May 27, 9:15 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 1
350 King Street West
Toronto, ON
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