Perfect Strangers

Film Info
Director:Jan Krawitz
Film Category:Disability/Disease
Running Time:72
Year of Release:2013
Premiere:World Premiere


PERFECT STRANGERS follows two unique and strong main characters. One is Ellie, who embarks on a 4-year journey of twists and turns determined to give away one of her kidneys. Five hundred miles away, Kathy endures nightly dialysis and loses hope of receiving a transplant until Ellie reads her profile on an online site. Their parallel journeys unfold over time in unexpected ways. PERFECT STRANGERS raises questions about what motivates an individual towards an extreme act of compassion. (LC)

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