Unintentional Mother

Mary Galloway | Canada | 2017 | 11 MIN | Short Drama

Saturday 21 October 2017 | 1:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
World Premiere
Screening as part of Mother + Child

A nanny, Anna, and Lucas, the young six-year old she cares for, form a deep and loving bond as they find themselves in similar abusive situations. As the cruelty in their lives escalates, Anna makes a hasty and difficult decision that will change their lives forever. 


Mary Galloway (Cowichan) is a writer, director and actress whose first role was in the award-winning Fire Song (2015). She makes her directorial debut with this short, which was the only Canadian film to be awarded the Kevin Spacey Foundation's Artists of Choice Award. Mary was a 2017 TIFF Rising Star.