Watch: Trailer for Ellen Page's Netflix film 'Tallulah' shows 'life can be a real mother'

The Ellen Page starrer Tallulah made its debut in Sundance earlier this year.

FP Staff June 30, 2016 17:41:56 IST
Watch: Trailer for Ellen Page's Netflix film 'Tallulah' shows 'life can be a real mother'

Sian Heder, the writer for the hit series Orange is the New Black, brings to you another woman-oriented drama: a film called Tallulah, which premieres on Netflix.

Watch Trailer for Ellen Pages Netflix film Tallulah shows life can be a real mother

Poster for 'Life Can Be Real Mother'. Image courtesy: Netflix

Ellen Page stars as as the titular character Tallulah or Lu, a nomad who lives in a van and spends her days scavenging for food. A chance encounter leads her to a neglected baby, and she she runs to the only responsible adult she knows — her ex-boyfriend's mother Margo (Allison Janney). Along the way, the two forge a strange bond and Lu learns what it means to be a parent as the investigation into the baby’s kidnapping closes in.

Sian Heder, in an interview with Indiewire, told them her stint as a nanny in four star hotels, where the baby was "just an accessory to the mothers" coupled with her interaction with a friend who lived off the grid in a van was what inspired her to write the story.

Tallulah made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and has been screened in several other  film festivals since. Here's the trailer of the critically acclaimed movie, which will be screened directly via Netflix:

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