Little Sparrows (2010) DVD9
The film tells the simple story of a mom (Susan) whose cancer has returned and spread and she knows she doesn't have much time left. She wishes for a happy family get-together at Christmas, which may be the last Christmas she is able to see, certainly the last Christmas she'll be home for. Her husband James, an actor who has put his work first over the years, is the first to receive the news. As he confronts his own sadness and is told by Susan to keep it together for the sake of their daughters, they begin plans for Christmas, when the three daughters and their grandchildren will be home, and the news that will need to be shared. The film shifts and we then get the stories of each daughter, sometimes speaking directly to the camera but mostly told in reenactment. The film jumps in time between the Christmas party and the separate lives of the women, and it shifts perspective on a few events that bring excellent insight into how all three deal with the situation of their mom and her cancer.

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:28:42 | 6.19 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Drama

Director: Yu-Hsiu Camille Chen
Cast: Nicola Bartlett, James Hagan, Nina Deasley, Melanie Munt (Lyons), Arielle Gray, Scott Jackson, Simon Lockwood
Country: Australia

Special Features:
• Short Film: A Lost And Found Box Of Human Sensation by Martin Wallner and Stefan Leuchtenberg
• Bios
• Trailers

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