October 14, 2022
Monica is a 2022 drama film about a transgender woman named Monica (Trace Lysette) who returns home to care for her dying mother, Evelyn (Patricia Clarkson). Monica and Evelyn have a complicated relationship, but they must come together in the face of Evelyn's illness. As Monica helps Evelyn to prepare for death, she also comes to terms with her own past and her place in the world. The film is a sensitive and moving exploration of family, loss, and redemption.