The Unspeakable Act

The Unspeakable Act
  • 2012
  • US
  • 91 min
  • Directed by: Dan Sallitt
  • Cast: Tallie Medel, Sky Hirschkron, Aundrea Fares, Kati Schwartz, Caroline Luft

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The Unspeakable Act

Adolescent anxiety inspires a 'love that dare not speak its name' in Dan Sallitt’s frank and patient family drama. Jackie, a New York suburban teen, lives at home with her withdrawn, but loving, widow mother, her sister and her older brother, Matthew, with whom she just so happens to be properly, deeply in love. But Matthew’s about to bring round his first girlfriend, and will shortly be leaving for college …

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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012 Day Planner

25 Jun 2012

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List film editor Gail Tolley selects the highlights of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival. You can catch every one of these films in the order they’re listed.

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