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Janet Planet

Nominated for the Panorama Audience Award at Berlin International Film Festival, this delicate and distinctive drama about a single mother and her child is gentle, reflective and nostalgic. With support from British actor Sophie Okenedo, Annie Baker’s debut as director, writer and co-producer marks her as a talent to watch. Co-produced by the UK’s BBC Film.





Set in 1991 in rural western Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Lacy (Zoe Ziegler) spends the summer at home, occupied only by her own imagination and her mother, Janet (Julianne Nicholson). As the months pass by, three visitors enter their lives, all vying for Janet’s attention.