Splinters – Ottawa Premiere the Week of December 11th!
Thom Fitzgerald again explores interconnections of sexual identity, family, and small-town Nova Scotia life, in this intimate drama about a young woman reassessing her relationship with her mother following the death of her father.
TIFF: Best Canadian Feature Film nominee!
Screen Nova Scotia Awards: Best Feature Film award winner!
Atlantic Film Festival: Outstanding Performance by an Actress (Shelley Thompson) award winner!
ACTRA Awards: Outstanding Male Actor in a Leading Role (Bailey Maughan), and Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role (Shelley Thompson) award winner!
“Splinters is rooted by the captivating lead performances of Banzhaf and Thompson, who walk the tightrope between a daughter and mother grieving the loss of a loved one while being forced to come to terms with each other” (Victoria Film Festival)
“It’s a beautiful and heartfelt drama, capturing the love of family and self as it explores the complexities of life.” (Cinema Without Borders)
“An excellent ensemble…shot by great Canadian cinematographer Luc Montpellier, this intimate family drama is a visual feast” (Seventh Row)