ALFF ONLINE - A Quiet Girl

In A Quiet Girl, adopted Montreal filmmaker Adrian Wills discovers on camera and in real time, the startling truths of his complex beginnings in Newfoundland.

Shocking details drive Wills to discover what is at the core of his birth mother’s resilience, and ultimately his own. In this moving feature documentary that combines 16mm footage and contemporary images with deeply personal conversations, Wills’ voyage transforms from an urgent search for identity into a quest to give a quiet girl her voice.

Content advisory: themes of abuse and suicide.

Genre: Documentary

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