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Broken Places

Why Can't We Be A Family Again?

Two brothers struggle to be reunited with their mother who abandoned them a decade ago when she became addicted to drugs.

Shot over a three year period, this emotionally wrenching story reveals the bond that develops between two brothers who long to be reunited with their mother. Despite the neglect and disappointment they suffer, these extraordinary boys never give up hope that they will some day live with their mother and be a family again. This powerful new film chronicles the mother's agonizing battle with crack addiction and the grandmother's struggle to keep the family together.

Best Documentary Short Subject Nomination, 2002 Academy Awards

Produced and Directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel

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Palisades, NY 10964
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