Doris Chase

1989, 26:00 minutes, colour


Sophie stars Joan Plowright, honoured British actress and widow of Sir Laurence Olivier. This drama explores a mother- son dilemma caused by her leaving his father. Mutual recollections are juxtaposed with complex personal remembrances, some painful and some humorous.

AWARDS include the American Film & Video Festival, National Educational Film & Video Festival. Birmingham Internaional Educational Film Festival.
Sophie is a part of the By Herself series conceived and directed by Doris Chase.

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Critical Writing

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
by Allan Tong. Take One, Mar. 2003, v. 11, no. 41.