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Take Care

World Premiere

A recently divorced and deflated James moves in with his grandmother Patty, a fiercely independent octogenarian. Despite Patty’s declining physical abilities, she is reluctant to give up her autonomy.

 

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Community Partner

Director
Cast

Barbara Wallace, TJ Riley

Credits
Country of Origin

Canada

Year

2022

Language

English

Film Contact
18+
19 min

This short is featured in:

VIFF Short Forum: Program 5

Cosmological, geological, and speculative potentials provide hope in periods of doubt and hardship.

 

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Credits

Producer

Tony Massil, Joanna Dundas, Joanna Reid

Screenwriter

Tony Massil

Cinematography

Jessica Johnson and Ryan Ermacora

Director

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Tony Massil

Tony is a filmmaker and editor working in both documentary and fiction, whose films explore family histories, aging, and sense of place. His work has played at such festivals as TIFF, SXSW, AFI Docs, VIFF, and DOXA, among others. He is based in Vancouver, Canada on the ancestral, unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəyə̓ m (Musqueam), Sḵwxw̱ ú7mesh (Squamish), and sə̓lílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Filmography: Take Care (2023); The End From Here (2020); Jeff McFarland’s YouTube Playlist (2018); Frank and the Wondercat (2015); Letter No 4 for my Father’s Father (2011); Forty Men for the Yukon (2008)

VIFF Short Forum

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