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Who We Are Now

99+ min. FilmRise c/o MVDvisual. 2018. DVD UPC 760137132196. $19.95; Blu-ray UPC 760137169888. $24.95.
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After ten years in prison, an embittered single mother (Julianne Nicholson) works with a public defender (Jimmy Smits), and later his more idealistic protégé (Emma Roberts), in a custody battle with the boy's legal guardiansher possessive sister and brother-in-law. A sympathetic hookup buddycumboyfriend (Zachary Quinto) coping with PTSD ends up providing welcome support. Writer/director Matthew Newton's raw and discomfiting story of a defeated woman struggling to regain a sense of worth, dignity, and, most of all, the child she holds dear feels all too real.

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