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In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields' home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbour – to help with Jamie's upbri...

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Directed by

Mike Mills

Written by

Mike Mills (Screenplay)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

parent child relationship single mother feminism 1970s feminist punk music generation gap balcony santa barbara california

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