After the death of her adoptive mother, Hortense, a young black 27 year-old woman, decides to find her real mother. She is surprised, when they finally met, to find that her mother, Cynthia, is white and has a 20 year-old daughter. At first Cynthia is distraught at seeing the daughter she had forgotten about a long time ago, and then proceeds to foster a deep relationship with her. Cynthia is then put to the task of making her family accept the fact that she has a black daughter...

  • Duration: 136
  • Production year: 1996
  • Country: France, United Kingdom
  • Subtitles: Subtitles: Portuguese

Mike Leigh