A solo drama about the end-of-life decisions that must be made by dutiful daughters. More…
While it’s true that mothers and daughters often have contentious relationships, there is no denying the deep bond that exists between them. 'Mother Lode' explores this bond and the process of discord, conciliation, warfare, and eventual acceptance, that can challenge, but ultimately strengthen it.
See it if you're interested in a true story about caring for an elderly demented parent. Not much that's eye-opening, but Linda is a strong actress.
Don't see it if you demand sophistication. ML is told simply, swinging between the mother/daughter stories. Linda is engaging, but the material never soars.
See it if Dramas about demented, controlling parents mean a lot to you.
Don't see it if You want to see something new and different about dealing with dementia in the elderly.
See it if you'd like to see a one-woman memoir piece, well-performed, that's a little over an hour long. Linda Haston does a good job w/ the material
Don't see it if you are hoping for great writing or an epiphany/interesting plot twist of any kind. Not the most harrowing Monster Mom tale you'll ever hear