Sins of the mother

2010

Television movie

Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she’s forced to confront her alcoholic mother, Nona, whom is currently in AA and a churchgoer, over her entire childhood of abuse and neglect which Shay is both unwilling and unable to let go of.

Written by Elizabeth Hunter (screenplay), Carleen Brice (novel)
Directed by Paul A. Kauffman
Produced by Front Street Pictures

Starring

Katharine Isabelle as Ivy
Jill Scott as Nona
Nicole Beharie as Shay
Monaeya Silveira as Sunny
Matt Ward as Oliver

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