My Fiona (2021)

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My Fiona (2021). My Fiona: Directed by Kelly Walker. With Jeanette Maus, Corbin Reid, Elohim Nycalove, Sara Amini. Devastated by the unexpected suicide of her best friend Fiona, Jane helps Fiona’s widow care for their son. The relationship develops from a friendship to a deeper affair that’s potentially catastrophic to the healing of all involved.

“My Fiona (2021) was written and directed by Kelly Walker. Within the first 90 seconds of the film, Fiona stops working with Jane, goes to the roof of their office, and commits suicide. Thatu0026#39;s an amazing way to begin a movie. However, what keeps the plot interesting is the interaction of the people left behind. Jeanette Maus portrays Jane, who has been Fionau0026#39;s friend and business partner for years. Corbin Reid portrays Gemma, Fionau0026#39;s wife (and now widow).u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eNaturally, the two women are devastated. The plot moves forward with Jane and Gemma getting to know each other better, but also–in a way–to spar with each other about who is the more devastated by Fionau0026#39;s suicide. The movie also includes the women having to battle bias against lesbians and against African-Americans. Itu0026#39;s complex, subtle, well acted, and very interesting.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eWe saw this film virtually from ImageOut, the excellent Rochester LGBT Festival. The movie has a solid 7.3 IMDb rating. I thought that it was even better than that, and rated it 9.”

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