Ballast | 2008

Drama, Family
In the cold, winter light of the rural Mississippi Delta, Marlee, a single African-American mother, struggles to scratch a living for herself and her 12-year-old son, James, who has begun to stumble under drug and ...more

Cast

... Lawrence

Actor

... James

Actor

... Marlee

Actor

... John

Actor

... Teenager

Actor

... Teenager

Actor

... Teenager

Actor

... Teenager

Actor

... Teenager

Actor

... Teenager

Actor

... Paramedic

Actor

... Paramedic

Actor

Company

Production Company

Synopsis

In the cold, winter light of the rural Mississippi Delta, Marlee, a single African-American mother, struggles to scratch a living for herself and her 12-year-old son, James, who has begun to stumble under drug and violence pressures. So when the opportunity to seek safe harbor at a new home arises, she grabs it, even though the property is shared by Lawrence, a man with whom she has a long and bitter past. With circumstances thrusting them into proximity, a subtle interdependence and common purpose emerge for Marlee and Lawrence, as they tend to old wounds, test new waters, and tentatively move forward.

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