It’s a Freedom Butterfly for Parallel Mothers
Publication date: May 2022
Parallel Mothers opening scene is a look at the Spanish Civil War and an excavated mass grave, with victims of war.
In Parallel Mothers, history can affect generations. Trauma personal and social can influence what we do and the choices we make.
It’s about friendships and relationships which are passionate and unpredictable. It also explores sexuality and gender in a shared motherhood.
The two main characters, are women who meet in a labor ward and are about to give birth at the same time. The story explores the different stages of life and motherhood. At the centre of this story is a complicated friendship of secrets and lies.
Secrets unravel in a self-centered relationship between the three lovers and friends. Eventually, she is made to reveal a secret which changes the lives of her friends and those who care about her.
She is passionate and unpredictable. Almost unaffected by the emotions of others. She has to confront the shame of her motherhood which has been hidden. Her mother has similar traits. Is it our fate? Do we have the traits of our Mothers and Fathers? How do we break them?
“It’s really important for young people to know our past, to know where we came from, and not to repeat the errors of the past. – Pedro Almodovar
Look out for the Freedom Butterfly in the in Parallel Mothers by Nancy Sikah
Notes to Editors
Nancy Sikah is a Features Writer, the Founder of the ICONS for WB and the ICONS Magazine. The ICONS and her pop culture work has appeared on runway for Dior, Moschino, Versace, Valentino, Marc Jacobs and Tiffany’s.
In 2022, she has contributed to the characters in cinema in Reminiscence, Parallel Mothers.
She is also an Artist. She focuses on pop culture and in expressionism in the contemporary arts.
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