Movie #1 for my Saturday night SXSW Midnighters Film Track brings a tale about mothers squaring off for custody of one child. In one corner, a woman who has served time in prison and is desperate to get her life back, which includes the child she’d like to reconnect with. In the other corner, the child’s grandmother is hanging onto a child she has grown to love, and she’s willing to bring in outside help to get the job done. We've got the trailer, it’s in un-subtitled Russian, but I think you get the picture. Action, comedy, crime thrillers aren’t necessarily my bag, but I’m willing to be thoroughly entertained on a Saturday night.

After four years in prison, Olga is determined to start over, and first of all, she wants to get her ten-year-old daughter back. However, her overbearing mother isn't letting her grandchild go without a fight. The family conflict quickly spirals out of control, resulting in a frenzied and violent wild goose chase with each character willing to do whatever it takes to get what they want.

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Movie Reelist Contributor: MontiLee Stormer
MontiLee Stormer is a writer of horror, dark and urban fantasy. She’s also is a troublemaker, concocting acts of mayhem and despair for her own selfish pleasure. An avid movie watcher, she prefers horror but will see just about anything if you're buying. Poltergeist (1982) is her favorite movie and she actively hates The Shining (1980) due to its racism, misogyny, the butchering of the source material. She could host a TEDtalk on this single subject. Writing about herself in the third person is just a bonus.

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