The August Years of May and Gloria
THE AUGUST YEARS OF MAY AND GLORIA is an intimate documentary about an aging and feisty mother-daughter pair who live together, May (82), with Alzheimer's Disease, her caregiving daughter, Gloria (59). May and Gloria decided to move in together for the long haul after May’s husband passed away three years ago. Originally from Scotland, they live with May’s bird, Cheekie, in a little house on a hill, in a small Canadian town outside of Toronto. They don’t have much money, and Gloria works three days a week as a cook to support them. With May in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, the pair navigates through life as if they are on an extended vacation, not knowing where life will lead them. But as each day becomes more of a struggle, Gloria decides to uproot them and take her mother home to Scotland.