Strangers in Good Company

New post on Daughter on Duty

“One of my favorite movies is a 1991 Canadian film—Strangers in Good Company—in which seven elderly women and their young driver, on an outing from an old-folks home, become stranded in an isolated part of the Canadian countryside when their bus breaks down. The women—who are not professional actors, and who use their real names and backgrounds in the film—spend a few days in an abandoned house awaiting rescue, reflecting on their lives through a mostly ad libbed script. Through their shared crisis, they become a band of sisters: listening, revealing, encouraging, comforting.”

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