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Looking is the Original Sin

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83 minutes – Drama
Release date: November 22, 2013
Canadian distributor: Breakthrough Entertainment


The daughter of an acclaimed, depression-prone “outsider-art” photographer named Helene (Maria del Mar), Anna has grown up with pressure from multiple directions. She is at once her mother’s daughter and mother’s “mother,” fretting over her disappearances and feeling guilt over the burden she has had placed on her. Finally, she feels the pull of her mother’s journey through the fringes of society and the raw, suffering beauty of the human experience. Camera in hand, Anna (Katie Boland) seeks to find an identity by retracing the absentee Helene’s footsteps, and hopefully to solve the mystery of her disappearance via clues in her painful photos. Once immersed in her mother’s underworld, the question becomes, is Anna obliged to follow her into the darkness, or can she create her own destiny?

Looking is the Original Sin had its world premiere at the 2013 Montreal World Film Festival.

Image and poster courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment.




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Crew:
Producer: Gail Harvey
Katie Boland
Maria del Mar
Executive Producer:

Gail Harvey

Director:

Gail Harvey

Screenwriter:

Gail Harvey

Cinematographer:

Peter Benison
Colin Hoult
Josh Fraiman
Gail Harvey

Editor:

John Nicholls

Composer:

Dillon Baldasero

Cast:Roles:

Katie Boland
Maria del Mar
Linda Hamilton
Jayne Eastwood
Kent Staines
Dewshane Williams
Kris Holden-Reid

Anna
Helene

Janet
Brent
Daniel