"Postmodern Drama with a Pinch of Redemption"Content: -2 Extreme caution for older teenagers and adults.
What You Need To Know:JUNIPER is a drama from New Zealand. It tells the bittersweet story of an unlikely relationship between Sam, a suicidal 17-year-old, and his grandmother, Ruth. Sam’s father reluctantly takes in Ruth, an elderly alcoholic whose self-destructive nature matches Sam’s. Ironically, Ruth may be the key to Sam’s reclamation. A renowned, world-traveling journalist, Ruth comes to see there’s more of her in her grandson than she thought. They get to know each other over drinks and philosophical conversations about life and death. Could it be that this disturbed, unhappy teenager can help...