The Resource Rachel Is

Rachel Is

Label
Rachel Is
Title
Rachel Is
Contributor
Distributor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her feature directorial debut, Charlotte Glynn moves home to chronicle her sister Rachel's last year in school. Rachel is developmentally disabled, and the resulting film, Rachel is, moves past the safety of political correctness and into the most intimate and honest moments in their family's life. Rachel is mysterious, funny, difficult and full of contradictions but she wants what most people her age want -- to move out of her mother's house. This dream of independence seems impossible. Rachel can't be left alone and the social services needed for her to live an "adult life" are unavailable...Jane, Rachel's mother is at her breaking point. Rachel is a difficult person and the relationship between mother and daughter is full of fighting and frustrations, both want independence from each other but at what cost? What is Jane willing to sacrifice for Rachel to be independent? What happens to a parent when they don't have the support they need to give their child a good life. Rachel is is an observational style documentary capturing the rawest and most revealing moments of Rachel and her mother's relationship. Charlotte dives into her family's life in order to understand how Rachel sees the world and how the world sees her...Rachel is - an honest, heartbreaking and funny film about parenthood, disability, and the universal struggle for happiness
Cataloging source
VDU
Language note
In English
Label
Rachel Is
Publication
Distribution
Note
Film
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
c
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1274412
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (67 minutes)
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36117560
System control number
kanopy274413

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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