Movie Review: This Canadian film about an aging Lesbian couple who go on a road trip from the USA to Canada to get married and protect their rights is an amazing tale. Along the way they pick up a young man hitchhiking to get home to his dying mother in Canada. The three of them have an incredible comedic adventure together. The storyline is amazing in that it combines a lot of comedic moments with some very melancholy scenery of Eastern Canada and poignant scenes with a couple that has been together through 31 years, including tough times when parts of society and family do not accept or understand same-sex relationships. The acting in this film from the three principal characters (Olympia Dukakis, Brenda Fricker, Ryan Doucette), is breathtaking. Everyone does an amazing job. A final sharp turn at the end of the story was a brave writing decision, but was a little too jarring and not fully executed clearly enough to be believable (it seemed convenient to add drama to the ending of the film). Other than this small issue though, this film is a perfect LGBTT* movie, with tonnes of comedy and fun times and the right mix of poignancy and deeper thought.
Overall Review: 4.5 stars out of 5 stars