Monica is an intimate look at the complexity of grief, reconciliation and family.Los Angeles Times
Monica is an intimate portrait of a woman who, for the first time in 20 years, returns home to the Midwest to take care of her ailing mother. Through the themes of abandonment, aging, rejection, acceptance and forgiveness, we get to know Monica and her world made of pain, fear but also courage. A journey through the needs and desires of a woman who opens a cognitive look at the human condition.
1 hour, 54 minutes
2022 Nominee Golden Lion. Best Film ; 2022 Nominee Queer Lion ; 2022 Winner Arca CinemaGiovani Award. Best Italian Film.
Andrea Pallaoro, Orlando Tirado
Trace Lysette, Patricia Clarkson
A quiet, heartfelt, and beautifully nuanced drama that feels unique and universal.RogerEbert.com