Social-realist drama about the tenta­tive trust between a single woman mourning her deceased son and the home­less boy she temporarily takes in.
Margaret, a 41-year-old single woman from Dublin, is informed that her 18-year-old son, whom she aban­doned when he was still a baby, has been found dead. In an attempt to cope with this immense loss, she seeks distrac­tion in the local swim­ming pool every day. She meets Joe here, a street kid she once took care of when she found him in front of her recy­cled goods store at night. She offers the home­less boy a room in her house. Social-realist drama in which the tenta­tive trust that grows between them is viciously disturbed.

Title: Mammal
Year: 2016
Duration : 1 hour, 36 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 2016


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