Feb 18, 2019scribby rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A ten-year old girl and her mother live out parallel stories in this film about life in an oppressive society. It's difficult to tell where the bulk of the oppression is coming from: school, the mother's deadbeat husband, the society in general, or the government and the fundamentalist version of the religion (which are intertwined) -- but both of the main characters rise above it. A touching movie.