Sunday March 12 at 7:00 PM
Directed by Joey Klein
Drama / Romance 103 min
(Preceded by the short film “Cave of Sighs”)
“Orphan Black” star Tatiana Maslany gives one of her strongest performances to date in Joey Klein’s “The Other Half”, an impressionistic love story about grief and mental illness. Still recovering from his brother’s disappearance, Nickie is rejuvenated when he falls for Emily, an artist with an infectious joie de vivre who suffers from Bipolar Disorder. While another film might sugar-coat Emily’s disease or undermine Nickie’s sorrow, “The Other Half” is all the more potent and profound precisely because it doesn’t shy away from either of its characters’ hang ups.