87 minutes – Drama
Release date: January 26, 2007
Canadian Distributor: Christal Films
Three couples find their destinies irrevocably intertwined in a fusion of obsession and fragile love. Vancouvers Mount Pleasant is where the middle-class meet the street criminals, prostitutes and drug dealers alongside boarded up businesses, pawnshops and greasy spoon restaurants. Doug and Sarah Cameron (Ben Ratner and Camille Sullivan) have only just moved in to their new Mount Pleasant home when their six-year-old daughter (Haley Adrianna Guiel) finds an addicts discarded needle in their own backyard. Only four blocks from the Cameron house is Nadia (Katie Boland), a recently turned teenage prostitute and heroin addict who lives in a run down house with her boyfriend turned pimp/pusher Nick (Tygh Runyan). On the other side of town lives Nadias regular john, the affluent Stephen Burrows (Shawn Doyle), lives with his elegant wife Anne (Kelly Rowan), full time social coordinator, and their rapidly maturing thirteen-year-old daughter, Megan (Genevieve Buechner) whom both are oblivious to. As these diverse couples interconnect, the course of their lives is changed forever.
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