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Flutter (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama | 4 April 2014 (USA)
With her husband away indefinitely, a young mother struggles to nurture her son in the face of poverty, isolation and incarceration. FLUTTER explores the truest love on earth-the love of a mother and child.

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Johnathan is a nine-year-old boy who loves sea monsters, and his 300 lb. pet pig, named Wee Wee. Unlike most kids, Johnathan has nystagmus, which makes his eyes "flutter." He also suffers from severe narrow angle glaucoma; an acute condition that if untreated can lead to permanent blindness. JoLynn cares for Johnathan alone while her singer/songwriter husband David travels in search of his big break. To treat Johnathan, she grows hydroponic marijuana to relieve the painful intraocular pressure Glaucoma causes. She cooks the marijuana into brownies and feeds them to him in secret. David's parents, Mark and Linda, live nearby and provide for JoLynn and Johnathan as best they can on a fixed income. Linda is highly critical of JoLynn's ability to raise Johnathan. During her son's absence, Johnathan has become more undisciplined than Linda would like. While Mark tries to keep the peace, he is torn between his wife and their daughter-in-law, who he loves deeply. When JoLynn discovers that ... Written by Anonymous

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An unconditional love story.

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30 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Loved the characters and story very much. This little destructive boy is amazing and he is a great actor.

Loved the use of directing and color as well.

I have not seen a lot of films with strong moms being a core concept but this is a good one.

Though I did not cry it did get to me and make me sad.

Love the pig so much and all of the scenes with the boy. His imagination is fantastic too and the animation is amazing for those scenes.

Good drama because it is funny effective but does not pull punches. Things are treated as realistic and not glamorous.


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