margaret is a single mother in her early thirties, living in suburban Toronto. Having fallen from her middle class upbringing, she supports herself working in a laundromat and her world seems largely circumscribed by partying and bringing home a series of mate. One such man is Jim, ten years her junior. Quiet and unexperienced, but with an undercurrent of anger and violence, Jim is bowled over by her voracious sexuality and soon moves in with her. With the possibility of a stable relationship, Margaret wants her troubled thirteen-year-old daughter Lisa to move back with the two of them. For a while, it seems as though things might work out, but the tensions between different sides of the triangle soon begin to escalate. It becomes clear that there is only one way out of this impossible situation.
Born in Toronto in 1956, he started his career in theatre. He graduated from the National School of Theatre ans directed several plays for different companies. He directed dramas for radio and also worked as an actor for films and series on TV.
He wrote two short films that won several awards: Hockey Night and The Umpire. He worked with the screenwriter Sharon Corder, for exemple on writing and producing many series on TV ( Traders, Max Glick etc ). They worked on the first co-production between Canada and China: Small Pleasures. Babyface is his first movie.
Richard Mc Millan
Jack BlumSharon Corder
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