Cast & Crew
Focuses on two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack takes action by transforming, with the help of some make up and his mother's old clothes, a life size mannequin into a brand new 'mummy' for him to talk to. Jack's obsession with this new member of the family leads to both comic misunderstandings and bitter antagonism as the pair battle through grief, anger and denial. Finally, the boys intense struggle to survive in an upside-down world leads to a new understanding that gives them both hope for the future.
Mafalda Alves Luis
Released in United States June 2008
Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (British Gala) June 18-29, 2008.
Feature directorial debut for Matthew Thompson.
Released in United States June 2008 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (British Gala) June 18-29, 2008.)