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When Micki Silva (Carol Monda) struts into beautiful Cape May, New Jersey - - all leather jacket, Marlboros, and attitude - - she thinks she knows what to expect. She's there to care for her dying uncle, to forget about her photography career and her ex, and then get out of town as soon as possible. But Micki's in for a few surprises. Uncle Charlie (Dennis Fecteau) has his own plans in store: to get Micki to settle down with his dear friend Roberta (Joy Kelly), a conscientious forty-year-old cook harboring some wanderlust of her own. Circling each one warily, the two women gradually begin to woo each other with a passion and ambivalence that will ring true for anyone who has ever thought they needed to run away, only to discover themselves at home when they least expected it.
A thoughtful exploration of the blooming of a lesbian affair filmed as a thesis project for director Buck's master's degree from Ohio State. Photographer Micki comes to the beach community of Cape May, New Jersey to care for her ailing uncle. Out of her element, she nevertheless develops an initially rocky relationship with Roberta, a 40-something coffee shop waitress.
New York Times
"...Ms. Buck takes advantage of the physical and natural attractiveness of Cape May...and lets Ms. Kelly shine as a worthy object of love..." 06/11/1999 p.E12