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When these soldiers left home, their patriotism was firm, their convictions strong. As they return from Iraq, nothing is clear. Their bodies and souls have been wounded or broken. How can they re-learn what it means to be human and stay in the world.
To the Other Shore is a poetic diary film about motherhood. It interweaves moments from the filmmaker's home movies with dramatised therapy sessions and scenes from family life, alongside fairy stories, archival film.