Films By Gillies MacKinnon

"Pure opens with the shocking scene of Paul, a 10 year old boy, bringing his mother (Molly Parker, Marion Bridge, in MIFF this year) breakfast in bed. On the tray is a cup of tea, a syringe and her heroin, which in his innocence he thinks is her medicine. If ever there was film with its heart in the right place, deviating not so much as a millimetre in any direction, it's this earnestly acted piec... Read more
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